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Introduction: William Pen’s Piratical Society

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines sea marauding in the Spanish Indies, the southern Pacific, and the Indian Ocean during piracy's Golden Age, that is, before the turn of the eighteenth century. It argues that ... More


“Abandon’d Wretches”: Rethinking The War on Pirates, 1713–1740

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the so-called “War on Pirates,” the period roughly between 1716 and 1726, and the factors that led to the downfall of piracy in English colonies. For generations, the English ... More


Conclusion: Piratical Societies: Trends and Lesons

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book concludes with a discussion of trends and lessons that can be learned from the piratical societies of England in the period spanning the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. It tries to ... More


The Elizabethan West Country: Nursery for English Seamen … and Pirates, 1570–1603

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the debates over how to regulate and legislate sea marauding during the late sixteenth century and the early seventeenth, especially in relation to England's western counties of ... More


South Sea Pirates Sail North, 1674–1688

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the political reasons why the North American port communities of Boston, Newport, Charles Town, and New Providence in the Bahamas during the period 1674–1688 openly welcomed the ... More


Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Mark G. Hanna

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Analyzing the rise and subsequent fall of international piracy from the perspective of colonial hinterlands, this book explores the often overt support of sea marauders in maritime communities from ... More


Setting up for Themselves, 1697–1701

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the political implications of illicit sea marauding in the British Empire during the period 1697–1701. Beginning in 1692, waves of sea marauders arrived in the North American ... More


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