Golden Age of Piracy

A Resource Guide

Mark F. Hall, The Library of Congress | Oct 20, 2020

The Golden Age of Piracy: A Resource Guide contains a wide variety of materials, both primary and secondary, for the study of pirates active in the Caribbean, along the North American eastern seaboard, the West African coast, and the Indian Ocean during the period 1650-1726. The guide lists many of these resources, particularly those that are available online, either through the Library of Congress website, or beyond. The materials include letters, maps, travel accounts, exhibits, trial accounts, and prints.

Tags: Africa Atlantic World Britain Caribbean Europe Indian Ocean North America Sub-Saharan Africa World Exhibit Maps Primary Source Collection for Research Assignments Primary Sources Readings Teaching Guide African American Cultural Economic Empires Exploration & Expansion Globalization Labor Legal Maritime Political Public Social Transnational Visual Culture Women, Gender, & Sexuality 1600-1800


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