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This Guide provides resources for the study of piracy through the ages

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Piracy Through the Ages Lecture Available Online!

Video of lecture given by Bryan Glass Oct. 25, 2011 "Piracy Throught the Ages"


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This LibGuide covers some of the best places to start your research on all things pirate. 

Piracy has been around as long as people have had boats and stuff to steal, and continues to this day.

The resources listed here are just a few starting points for your research and exploration. 

Come visit the library and/or search online for much more on this fascinating topic.

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Image source: Pyle, Howard; Johnson, Merle De Vore (ed) (1921). “Tom Chist and the Trasure Box”, Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates: Fiction, Fact & Fancy Concerning the Buccaneers & Marooners of the Spanish Main, Plate facing p. 104, New York, United States, and London, United Kingdom: Harper and Brothers