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The Resource Pirate women : the princesses, prostitutes, and privateers who ruled the Seven Seas, Laura Sook Duncombe, (eBook)

Pirate women : the princesses, prostitutes, and privateers who ruled the Seven Seas, Laura Sook Duncombe, (eBook)

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Pirate women : the princesses, prostitutes, and privateers who ruled the Seven Seas
Title
Pirate women
Title remainder
the princesses, prostitutes, and privateers who ruled the Seven Seas
Statement of responsibility
Laura Sook Duncombe
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Language
eng
Summary
In the first-ever comprehensive survey of the world's female buccaneers, Pirate Women: The Princesses, Prostitutes, and Privateers Who Ruled the Seven Seas tells of the women, both real and legendary, who through the ages sailed alongside-and sometimes in command of-their male counterparts. These women came from all walks of life but had one thing in common: a desire for freedom. History has largely ignored these female swashbucklers, until now. Here are their stories, from ancient Norse warriors like Awilda, Stikla, and Rusla; to Sayyida al-Hurra of the Barbary corsairs; from Grace O'Malley, who terrorized shipping operations around the British Isles during the reign of Queen Elizabeth; to Cheng I Sao, who commanded a fleet of 400 ships off China in the early 19th century. Author Laura Sook Duncombe also looks beyond the stories to the storytellers and mythmakers. What biases and agendas motivated them? What did they leave out? Pirate Women explores why and how these stories are told and passed down and how history changes depending on who is recording it. It's the largest overview of women pirates in one volume and chock-full of swashbuckling adventures. In this book, pirate women are pulled from the shadows into the spotlight that they deserve
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Duncombe, Laura Sook
Dewey number
910.4/5
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Women pirates
  • Women pirates
  • Piracy
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Pirate women : the princesses, prostitutes, and privateers who ruled the Seven Seas, Laura Sook Duncombe, (eBook)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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MWT11808140
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781613736043
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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11808140
Publisher number
MWT11808140
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Pirate women : the princesses, prostitutes, and privateers who ruled the Seven Seas, Laura Sook Duncombe, (eBook)
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11808140
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613736043
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11808140
Publisher number
MWT11808140
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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