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Piracy through the Ages: Books

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

Classic texts on Piracy

Additional Books

These books are not owned by the Alkek Library but, they can be requested via our Interlibrary Loan service and we will borrow them from another library.  This is a free service available to current Texas State Students, Faculty, Staff.  NOTE:  This process takes 7-10 days for books. 

To request a book, open our  ILLIAD link for interlibrary loan and fill out the online request form.

If you have not used the service before, just click near the bottom of the page at the "First time users" link to set up your free account. 

Key books on Piracy

There are many books on Pirates and Piracy, here are just a few good places to explore the topic-