Pirates Through the Ages Reference Library explores the history of piracy from ancient times to the present day. The set includes Almanac, Biographies and Primary Sources volumes, covering topics including piracy in antiquity and the Middle Ages; the golden age of piracy in the Caribbean; female pirates; the pirate code of conduct and pirate slang; strongholds and hideouts; ships, weaponry, and sea battles; pirates in literature and film, modern maritime piracy; and more. The set includes standard U·X·L® Reference Library features such as a chronology, glossary, research and activity ideas, and more. Also includes a comprehensive index.
"Capitalizing on the fact that young readers love to read about the adventures of pirates, this new reference set from Gale focuses on the history of pirates, their lives in the social context, and the myths surrounding them."
--American Reference Books Annual, 2012
Price: US $87.00