History of the Buccaneers of America

by James Burney

Publisher: Cosimo Classics

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Maritime History,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • History : United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • Transportation : Ships & Shipbuilding - History,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8905029M
ISBN 101602062536
ISBN 109781602062535
OCLC/WorldCa262626747

The Buccaneers of America John Esquemeling (better known as Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin) (c. – ) was a French barber-surgeon best remembered for this classic account of the buccaneer pirates of the West Indies. After travelling to Tortuga in , Esquemeling joined the buccaneer company of Henry Morgan, one of the most. The History of the Buccaneers of America: Containing Detailed Accounts of Those Bold and Daring Freebooters; Chiefly Along the Spanish Main, in the West Indies, and in the Great South Sea, Succeeding the Civil Wars in England - Ebook written by Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.   Separately printed from his "Chronological history of the discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean." London, Vol. IV, To the year , including a history of the buccaneers of America. p.   Alexandre Exquemelin’s first hand account of the life of a pirate in the Spanish Main is the source of much of today’s pirate lore. From Long John Silver to Jack Sparrow, fictional pirates have their roots in Exquemelin’s 17th century bestseller.. The History of the Bucaniers of America has been called the ur-text of pirate is the earliest and most complete .

Separately printed from his "Chronological history of the discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean," London, Vol. IV, To the year , including a history of the buccaneers of America. p. Title: The history of the bucaneers of America: containing detailed accounts of those bold and daring freebooters, chiefly along the Spanish Main, in the West Indies, and in the great South Sea, suceeding the civil wars in : A O ExquemelinPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, /5(9).   A cross between genuine privateers, commissioned to defend a country's colonies and trade, and outright pirates, buccaneers were largely English, French, and Dutch adventurers who plied the waters among the Caribbean Islands and along the coasts of Central America, Venezuela, and Colombia more than years ago.5/5(5). The History of the Buccaneers of America Containing Detailed Accounts of Those Bold and Daring Freebooters; Chiefly Along the Spanish Main, in the West Indies, and in the Great South Sea, Succeeding the Civil Wars in England.

A timeline of historic events from the 's to the present day in American history, categorized by decade and year brought to you by the staff at America's Best History and Quick and easy to search reference guide enumerating.   A cross between genuine privateers, commissioned to defend a country's colonies and trade, and outright pirates, buccaneers were largely English, French, and Dutch adventurers who plied the waters among the Caribbean Islands and along the coasts of Central America, Venezuela, and Colombia more than years ago. The activities of these bands of 4/5(6). A cross between genuine privateers, commissioned to defend a country's colonies and trade, and outright pirates, buccaneers were largely English, French, and Dutch adventurers who plied the waters among the Caribbean Islands and along the coasts of Central America, Venezuela, and Colombia more than years ago.

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Book Description. Burney's classic study of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century piracy in the West Indies, the Spanish Main and the South Seas was originally published in The buccaneers' wide-ranging activities were encouraged by the English and French governments because they were generally aimed at Spanish possessions/5(3).

The last of his published works, History of the Buccaneers of America, published inis Burney's historical account of the Spanish, English, and French expansion in the New World. In it, he takes a harsh look at those "miscreants" from his own country who took up arms against the Spanish explorers for glory, revenge, and gold and stole treasures from the native people/5(3).

History of the Buccaneers of America Paperback – August 1, by James Burney (Creator)Reviews: 3. The History of the Buccaneers of America Paperback – Septem by Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin (Author)5/5(1).

History of the buccaneers of America Hardcover – January 1, by James Burney (Author)Reviews: 3. A bestseller in its own time, The Buccaneers of America will fascinate any modern reader intrigued by piracy and by the often sordid history of European conflicts in the Caribbean and on the Spanish by:   The last of his published works, History of the Buccaneers of America, published inis Burney's historical account of the Spanish, English, and French expansion in the New World.

In it, he takes a harsh look at those "miscreants" from his own country who took up arms against the Spanish Pages:   The last of his published works, History of the Buccaneers of America, published inis Burney's historical account of the Spanish, English, and French expansion in the New World.

In it, he. The book covers the period from the first European settlements in the Caribbean up toand includes anecdotes about the activities and lifestyle of the buccaneers, and the relationships between the European powers and their new by: 2. History of the Buccaneers of America (Paperback or Softback) by Burney, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - History of the Buccaneers of America by James Burney.

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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Pages: Frontispiece to 1st edition of Buccaneers of America, Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin (also spelled Esquemeling, Exquemeling, or Oexmelin) (c.

–) was a French, Dutch or Flemish writer best known as the author of one of the most important sourcebooks of 17th-century piracy, first published in Dutch as De Americaensche Zee-Roovers, in Amsterdam, by Jan.

A cross between genuine privateers, commissioned to defend a country’s colonies and trade, and outright pirates, buccaneers were largely English, French, and Dutch adventurers who plied the waters among the Caribbean islands and along the coasts of Central America, Venezuela, and Colombia more than years ago/5.

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“The Buccaneers of America” is a remarkable eyewitness account by Alexander Exquemelin, first published in Alexander Exquemelin, thought to be a French surgeon who enlisted with the buccaneers for a time, chronicles the bold feats of these raiders as they disrupted shipping on the high seas and terrorized Caribbean settlements.

Fascinating chronicle of the bands of plundering sea rovers who roamed the Caribbean and coastlines of Central America in the 17th century. Includes exploits of the infamous Henry Morgan and his burning of Panama City.

English settlers occupying Jamaica began to spread the name buccaneers with the meaning of pirates. The name became universally adopted later in when the first English translation of Alexandre Exquemelin 's book The Buccaneers of America was published.

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Separately printed from his "Chronological history of the discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean." London, Vol. IV, To the yearincluding a history of the buccaneers of America. Description: pages ; 23 cm: Other Titles: Chronological history of the discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burney, James, History of the buccaneers of America. London ; New York: Unit Library, His extensive history of "The Buccaneers of America" was initially published in Holland in Brimming with graphic and lurid detail, it quickly became one of the first international runaway bestsellers, and was soon translated into German, Spanish, English and other languages/5(8).

Free kindle book and epub Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Burney, James, LoC No. Title: History of the Buccaneers of America Language: English: LoC Class: F History of the Americas: Caribbean area.

Caribbean sea: Subject: Buccaneers Subject: Pirates -- Caribbean Area -- History Subject: French -- Caribbean. Separately printed from his "Chronological history of the discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean," London, Vol.

IV, To the yearincluding a history of the buccaneers of America. Description: xii, pages: maps ; 31 cm: Responsibility: by James Burney, F.R.S., captain in the royal navy. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burney, James, History of the buccaneers of America.

New York, W.W. Norton [] (OCoLC) Separately printed from his "Chronological history of the discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean." London, Vol. IV, To the yearincluding a history of the buccaneers of America.

Description: xv, pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates: maps ; 23 cm: Other Titles. The Library of Congress > Exhibitions > The Cultures and History of the Americas > The Buccaneers of America.

Payne and Foss. Used - Good. Three quarter leather over paper-covered boards, 4to, pp., illus. (including 2 folding maps and one full-page map).

Ex-reference library, with usual stamps and labels. Binding cracked but holding; consdierable rubb. The buccaneers of America: a true account of the most remarkable assaults committed of late years upon the coast of the West Indies by the buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga, both English and French, wherein are contained more especially the unparalleled exploits of Sir Henry Morgan, our English Jamaican hero, who sacked Porto Bello, burnt Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burney, James, History of the buccaneers of America.

London: Allen and Unwin, (OCoLC)