Pillaging the empire : piracy in the Americas, 1500-1750 /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lane, Kris E., 1967-
Format: Book
Published: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, [1998]
Series:Latin American realities.
Table of Contents:
  • Spain and the sixteenth-century corsairs
  • Brothers Barbarossa and the Barbary Coast corsairs
  • Jambe de Bois and the first Caribbean corsairs
  • Contrabanding and the Treaty of Cateau-Cambreśis
  • Smugglers, pirates, and privateers: the Elizabethans
  • West country slave traders
  • San Juan de Uluá and aftermath
  • Drake and Elizabethan piracy
  • Elizabethan privateers
  • From the Low Countries to the high seas: the Dutch sea-rovers
  • Calvinism and competition at sea
  • Salt and sovereignty in the Caribbean
  • Piet Heyn and the Dutch West India Company
  • Dutch intruders in the Pacific
  • Seventeenth-century Caribbean buccaneers
  • Renegrades and runaways on Hispaniola and Tortuga
  • Port Royal, Jamaica: pirate haven
  • Henry Morgan and the Treaty of Madrid
  • Buccaneers as loggers and privateers
  • Buccaneers in the South Sea
  • John Narborough and the charlatan
  • Bartholomew Sharp: pirate captain of last resort
  • Second pirate cycle in the South Sea
  • Grogniet and Guayaquil, 1687
  • Captain Franco, shipwrecks, and contraband
  • Last buccaneers and pirate suppression
  • Buccaneer denouement
  • Henry Avery and Captain Kidd
  • Treasure wrecks and the Anglo-American freebooters
  • Table of early modern pirates and contemporary European monarchs.