Pirates And Privateers: New Perspectives on the War on Trade in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (Exeter Maritime Studies) Hardcover – 1 May 1997
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." . . adds greatly to the corpus of solid research." -The International History Review, June 1998
." . . as a quantity of new evidence, intriguingly presented, it is certainly a valuable piece of work." -The Great Circle, vol. 19, No. 2, 1997
.,."the inclusion of essays concerning numerous countries allows the opportunity to compare the economic impact of piracy and privateering in a variety of areas." -International Journal of Maritime History, 1999
"The book is a new and wide-ranging study showing how privateering and piracy played a central role in 18th and 19th century maritime and economic history. All the essays are exceptionally well supported with documentary references. Maps, illustrations, tabulated data and a sound index complete a most satisfying and scholarly study." -Lloyd''s List, June 14, 1997
About the Author
Dr Starkey is Director of the Maritime Historical Studies Centre at the University of Hull.|E.S. van Eyck van Heslinga is Director of Collections, Netherlands Maritime Museum, Amsterdam.|J.A. de Moor is Associate Professor in History, University of Leiden.