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The Buccaneers of America

The Buccaneers of America (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Esquemeling, John

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THE term Buccaneer, in French Boucanier, is usually applied to certain pirates who during the seventeenth century committed great ravages upon the Spanish settlements in the West Indies, the adjacent main land, and the coast of Chili and Peru, and whose exploits it will be our pr...ovince to describe in the following pages. Such term was, however, more accurately applied to a body of cattle hunters of all nations, but mainly French, who pursued their avocations in the forests of the Western and North Western districts of the Island of Hispaniola ? circumstances to be described hereafter caused these hunters to combine the trade in cattle with that of piracy, and the name, in consequence, lost its first significance of hunter and acquired its modern and better known one of pirate.
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ISBN 9780359375431
Released NZ 21 Jan 2019
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9780359375431
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Lulu.com
Released 21 Jan 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Esquemeling, John
Category History
Travel & Holiday Guides
Number of Pages 546
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 31mm
Dewey Code 917.29033
Weight 794g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text History: World & General
ONIX Text General/trade