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The history of the bucaniers of America

A. O. (Alexandre Olivier) Exquemelin

The history of the bucaniers of America

containing I. The exploits and adventures of Le Grand, Lolonois, Roche Brasiliano, Bat the Portuguese, Sir H. Morgan, &c. ... the whole written in several languages by persons present at the transactions ...

by A. O. (Alexandre Olivier) Exquemelin

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Published by Printed for T. Evans ...; and Richardson and Urquhart ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buccaneers,
  • Pirates,
  • Spanish Main,
  • West Indies -- History

  • Edition Notes

    A translation of A.O. Exquemelin"s De Americaensche zee-rovers. The original Dutch edition (Amsterdam, 1678), was translated into Spanish in 1681 and thence by an anonymous translator into English (London, 1684).

    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17525539M

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    Etymology. The term buccaneer was taken from the Spanish bucanero and derives from the Caribbean Arawak word buccan, a wooden frame on which Tainos and Caribs slowly roasted or smoked meat, commonly it derived the French word boucane and hence the name boucanier for French hunters who used such frames to smoke meat from feral cattle and pigs on Hispaniola. In , he went to Tortuga with the French West India Company, where he remained for several years. He enlisted with the buccaneers, particularly the band of Henry Morgan and remained with them until His 'History of the Bucaniers of America' was first published in Amsterdam in

    And that whosoever derogateth from the Valour of the Spaniards in the West-Indies, diminisheth in like manner the Courage of the Bucaniers, his own Countrymen, who have seemed to act beyond mortal men in America. Now, to say something concerning John Esquemeling, the first Author of this History. WELCOME TO FRIENDLY!!! What are you looking for Book "The History Of The Buccaneers Of America"?Click "Read Now PDF" / "Download", Get it for FREE, Register % Easily. You can read all your books for as long as a month for FREE and will get the latest Books Notifications.


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The History of the Bucaniers of America has been called the ur-text of pirate narratives. It is the earliest and most complete source of information about the so-called golden age of piracy. First published in Dutch init was immediately translated into several languages. The history of the buccaneers of America; Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Replace; Notes. A reprint of one of the English editions of Exquemelin's De Americaensche zee-roovers, apparently from the London edition of Pages: Bucaniers of America, or, a True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years Upon the Coasts of the West Indies, by the Bucaniers of Jamaica and Tortuga, Both English and French: Wherein Are Contained More Especially, the Unparallel'd Exploits of Sir Henry Morgan, Our English Jamaican Hero, Who Sack'd Puerto Velo, Burnt Panama.

[Exquemelin, A.O.] The history of the bucaniers of Americapt. [Ringrose, B.] The dangerous voyage and bold adventures of Captain Sharp, Coxon, Sawkins, and others, in the South seapt. Raveneau de Lussan. A journal of a voyage made into the South Sea, by the bucaniers or freebooters of America, from the year to pt.

“The Buccaneers of America” is a remarkable eyewitness account by Alexander Exquemelin, first published in Alexander Exquemelin, thought to be a French surgeon who enlisted with the buccaneers for a time, chronicles the bold feats of these raiders as they disrupted shipping on the high seas and terrorized Caribbean settlements.

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The history of the bucaniers of Americapt. [Ringrose, B.] The dangerous voyage and bold adventures of Captain Sharp, Coxon, Sawkins, and others, in the South seapt.

III. Raveneau de Lussan. A journal of a voyage made into the South sea, by the bucaniers or freebooters of America, from the year to pt. Montauban, de. Scarcely a page of "The Buccaneers of America" isn't bursting with lurid descriptions of cruelty, violence and debauchery.

Small wonder that this book has captured the imaginations of readers for over three centuries, and continues to do so. Foremost among the many pirates profiled in this juicy book is Henry Morgan/5(8). A cross between genuine privateers, commissioned to defend a country's colonies and trade, and outright pirates, buccaneers were largely English, French, and Dutch adventurers who plied the waters among the Caribbean Islands and along the coasts of Central America, Venezuela, and Colombia more than /5.

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Captain Morgan, having heard this information, gave orders instantly they should. The history of the bucaniers of America Exhibiting a particular account and description of Porto Bello, Chagre, Panama, Cuba, Havanna, and most of the Spanish possessions on the coasts of the West Indies, and also all along the coasts of the South Sea; with the manner in which they have been invaded, attempted, or taken by these adventurers.

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London: Thomas Newborough, John Nicholson & Ben Tooke, Small Octavo (ca. 19,5x12 cm). Hello readers, and welcome back to the Library blog. It has come to my attention that an increasing number of patrons are interested in the writings of Alexandre Exquemelin, a pirate – or buccaneer – in the early days of piracy in the Caribbean.

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