A General History of the PyratesBook - 1999
Immensely readable history by the author of Robinson Crusoe incorporates the author's celebrated flair for journalistic detail, and represents the major source of information about piracy in the early 18th century. Defoe recounts the daring and bloody deeds of such outlaws as Edward Teach (alias Blackbeard), Captain Kidd, Mary Read, Anne Bonny, many others.
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1999, c1972.
Branch Call Number: 910.45 Defoe 1972
Characteristics: xlviii, 733 p. :,ill., maps ;,22 cm.
Alternative Title: General history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates.