Under the old flag

recollections of military operations in the War for the Union, the Spanish War, the Boxer Rebellion, etc.
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D. Appleton , New York
Spanish-American War, 1898, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns, China -- History -- Boxer Rebellion, 1899
Statementby James Harrison Wilson.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 22614-15.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13557192M
OCLC/WorldCa17739581

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Under The Black Flag is an easy to read book with smooth transitions between chapters. Each chapter is dedicated to a specific pirate topic that is explained in an easy to understand way, without boring the reader with unnecessary details.

Cordingly does a wonderful job at transporting the reader back to the gold age of by:   Under the old flag; recollections of military operations in the War for the Union, the Spanish War, the Boxer Rebellion, etc by Wilson, James Harrison,   Under the old flag; recollections of military operations in the War for the Union, the Spanish War, the Boxer Rebellion, etc.

by Wilson, James Harrison, In Under the Black Flag (), David Cordingly looks at the reality of the golden age of piracy.

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Cordingly covers most everything there is to know about pirates. Famous pirate captains, life among the pirates, tactics, treasure, ships, trials and executions, and the reasons for the end of the golden age of Caribbean piracy are all included/5. The book has also served as a basis for a number of stage and film adaptations.

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"This is the most authoritative and highly literate account of these pernicious people that I have ever read." -- Patrick O'Brian Pirates are so much a part of legend that it is easy to forget they actually existed.

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