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"A great . . . very interesting book."-Johnny Depp
"Burg puts historians to shame by raising extremely interesting questions that no one before had asked."-Christopher Hill,New York Review of Books
B. R. Burg is Professor of History at Arizona State University and the author of
Just another revisionist history book. Most experts agree that homosexuality was in proportion to the population--as it is today--within the ranks of pirates. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Machiavelli Sun Tzu
I was looking for more about the pirate society in the Caribbean more time was devoted in the contemporary English. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Randall Knol
Overall, this book is an excellent assimilation of data that provides a compelling, if sometimes circumstantial, argument that homosexual activity or homosexuality itself was an... Read morePublished on August 13, 2013 by Amazon Customer
This is purely a scholarly tome, which is absolutely fine - if one is a scholar. Hollywood taught me that pirates either ravaged women captives or, in courtly fashion, released... Read morePublished on April 27, 2013 by Punychick
Not what I expected. Too much time spent on things other than the topic suggested by the title. I bought to earn learn more about the everyday life of the pirate, sadly... Read morePublished on January 20, 2013 by Vincent Spume
Classic Novel. Wonderful History of Piracy. Don"t let the title put you off. Great For fans of Tails of the Sea.Published on December 23, 2012 by James
If Johnny Depp read it, I thought it must be good. Great picture of Blackbeard on the cover. I don't know what I expected, (besides exciting pirate sex secrets) but it was almost... Read morePublished on March 11, 2011 by Marcey
This is a terrifically readable book which should fascinate anyone even remotely interested in its subject. Read morePublished on October 15, 2006 by Phaeton