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Author Howell, Izzi, author.
Title An adventurous history of pirates / Izzi Howell.
Pub Info London : Franklin Watts, 2016.
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 910.45 HOW     AVAILABLE
Descript 32 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps ; 28 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Series Blast through the past!
Blast through the past!
Note Includes index.
Summary Blast Through the Past takes a look at some of the most influential jobs (legal or otherwise!) and gets under the skin of of the most famous and infamous, the cleverest and the barmiest people who have shaped history. Take a chronological look at knights, spies, ancient warriors, explorers and more, and discover if you have what it takes to be a pirate on the high seas, an undercover agent or a fearsome gladiator.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 32) and index.
Contents Pirates through history -- Mediterranean marauders -- Vicious vikings -- Revenge of the corsairs -- Paying for pirates -- Meet the crew -- Attack! -- Life at sea -- Land Ahoy! -- The pirate round -- The age of the ransom -- Junk fleets -- Modern pirates -- Glossary/Empires of the world -- Index.
Subject Pirates -- Juvenile literature.
Alt Title Pirates
ISBN 9781445149394
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