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Buccaneers of America

John Esquemeling

Buccaneers of America

by John Esquemeling

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Published by Dorset Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Caribbean & West Indies,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Travel,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8133285M
    ISBN 100880291494
    ISBN 109780880291491
    OCLC/WorldCa537783205

    The Online Books Page. Online Books by. A. O. Exquemelin (Exquemelin, A. O. (Alexandre Olivier)) Also found under: Esquemeling, John A Wikipedia article about this author is available.. Exquemelin, A. O. (Alexandre Olivier): The Buccaneers of America: A True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years Upon the Coasts of the West Indies by the Buccaneers of Jamaica and. A cross between genuine privateers, commissioned to defend a country's colonies and trade, and outright pirates, buccaneers were largely English, French, and Dutch adventurers who plied the waters among the Caribbean Islands and along the coasts of Central America.

    The book covers the period from the first European settlements in the Caribbean up to , and includes anecdotes about the activities and lifestyle of the buccaneers, and the relationships between the European powers and their new by: 2. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $

    John Esquemeling (better known as Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin) (c. ) was a French barber-surgeon best remembered for this classic account of the buccaneer pirates of the West Indies. After travelling to Tortuga in , Esquemeling joined the buccaneer company of Henry Morgan, one of the most successful and notorious privateers of the period. Buy The Buccaneers of America by John Esquemeling online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 10 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $4 - $


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Buccaneers of America by John Esquemeling Download PDF EPUB FB2

A cross between genuine privateers, commissioned to defend a country's colonies and trade, and outright pirates, buccaneers were largely English, French, and Dutch adventurers who plied the waters among the Caribbean Islands and along the coasts of Central America, Venezuela, and Colombia more than years by:   A cross between genuine privateers, commissioned to defend a country's colonies and trade, and outright pirates, buccaneers were largely English, French, and Dutch adventurers who plied the waters among the Caribbean Islands and along the coasts of Central America, Venezuela, and Colombia more than years :   Scarcely a page of "The Buccaneers of America" isn't bursting with lurid descriptions of cruelty, violence and debauchery.

Small wonder that this book has captured the imaginations of readers for over three centuries, and continues to do so. Foremost among the many pirates profiled in this juicy book is Henry Morgan/5(8). The Buccaneers of America - Kindle edition by Exquemelin, Alexander O. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Buccaneers of America/5(84). Comment: Title: The Buccaneers of America, Publisher: The Folio Society, Binding: Hardcover, pages.

No dust jacket, Folio edition with slipcase. Illustrated boards with silver lettering to blue cloth spine. Contains illustrations. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects/5(85). A cross between genuine privateers, commissioned to defend a country’s colonies and trade, and outright pirates, buccaneers were largely English, French, and Dutch adventurers who plied the waters among the Caribbean islands and along the coasts of Central America /5.

“The Buccaneers of America” is a remarkable eyewitness account by Alexander Exquemelin, first published in Alexander Exquemelin, thought to be a French surgeon who enlisted with the buccaneers for a time, chronicles the bold feats of these raiders as they disrupted shipping on the high seas and terrorized Caribbean settlements.

or, The Buccaneers of America; a True Account of the Famous Adventures and Daring Deeds of Sir Henry Morgan and Other Notorious Freebooters of the Spanish Main Note: Illustrated by the editor. Language: English: LoC Class: F Latin America local history: Panama: Subject: Pirates Subject: Buccaneers Subject: Spanish Main Subject: West Indies.

English settlers occupying Jamaica began to spread the name buccaneers with the meaning of pirates. The name became universally adopted later in when the first English translation of Alexandre Exquemelin's book The Buccaneers of America was published.

Viewed from London, buccaneering was a low-budget way to wage war on England's rival, Spain. The buccaneers of America: a true account of the most remarkable assaults committed of late years upon the coast of the West Indies by the buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga, both English and French, wherein are contained more especially the unparalleled exploits of Sir Henry Morgan, our English Jamaican hero, who sacked Porto Bello, burnt Panama, etc.

The other focus of the book is a set of narratives of two of the better known buccaneers: Francis L'Olonnais and Henry Morgan. The author provides accounts and opinions of the exploits of these two men and their crews, including the less than admirable usage of torture/5(84).

The Buccaneers pillaged and plundered the coastal port cities of Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola(Haiti/Dominican Republic), Panama, and Porto Rico. It took th - In the original English translation ofThe Buccaneers of America tells the tales of plunder and cruelty of the Pirates/5.

‎Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin (–) was a French, Dutch or Flemish writer best known as the author of one of the most important sourcebooks of 17th-century piracy, first published in Dutch as De Americaensche Zee-Roovers, in Amsterdam, by Jan ten Hoorn, in Born aboutit i.

Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books eBook - FREE. Get this book in print The Buccaneers of America: A True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin, Basil Ringrose Snippet view -   A cross between genuine privateers, commissioned to defend a country's colonies and trade, and outright pirates, buccaneers were largely English, French, and Dutch adventurers who plied the waters among the Caribbean Islands and along the coasts of Central America, Venezuela, and Colombia more than years ago.5/5(5).

The Buccaneers of America: A True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years Upon the Coast of the West Indies by the Buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga by John Esquemeling and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The history of the buccaneers of America; Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Replace; Notes. A reprint of one of the English editions of Exquemelin's De Americaensche zee-roovers, apparently from the London edition of Pages: Buy The Buccaneers of America; by A O Exquemelin (Alexandre Olivier) (Creator), George Alfred Ed and I Williams (Creator) online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 4 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The last of his published works, History of the Buccaneers of America, published inis Burney's historical account of the Spanish, English, and French expansion in the New World.

In it, he takes a harsh look at those "miscreants" from his Pages: The Buccaneers of America: A True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years Upon the Coast of the West Indies by the Buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga John Esquemeling Published by Popular E Commerce, Incorporated.

The buccaneers of America a true account of the most remarkable assaults committed of late years upon the coast of the West Indies by the buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga, both English and French, wherein are contained more especially the unparalleled exploits of Sir Henry Morgan, our English Jamaican hero, who sacked Porto Bello, burnt Panama, etc.

Buccaneers of America by John Esquemeling; Illustrated by George Alfred Williams, First person account of many of the terrible exploits of the pirates of the Caribbean, with particular attention to the life of Henry Morgan.

Written by a barber-surgeon who accompanied the pirates Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.The Pirates' Pact: The Secret Alliances Between History's Most Notorious Buccaneers and Colonial America by Douglas R. Burgess Jr. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at