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Under the black flag

Simon Bent

Under the black flag

the early life, adventures and pyracies of the famous Long John Silver before he lost his leg

by Simon Bent

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Published by Oberon in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pirates -- Drama,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Commonwealth and Protectorate, 1649-1660 -- Drama,
  • Rabat (Morocco) -- History -- 17th century -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Based on characters created by Robert Louis Stevenson in his book Treasure Island

    StatementSimon Bent
    GenreDrama
    SeriesOberon modern plays
    ContributionsStevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6052.E5428 U53 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. ;
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17238759M
    ISBN 101840026715
    ISBN 109781840026719
    LC Control Number2007367066

      The Paperback of the Under Black Flag by Erik Christian Haugaard at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Erik Christian Haugaard.   Therefore, the book is ineffective in teaching the students about pirates and the society in the modern Caribbean. Bibliography. David, Cordingly. Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates. Random House Trade Paperbacks, Print. pp Ibid, pp Ibid, pp David, Cordingly.

      The problems with Under The Black Flag are apparent right from the start. Moubayed’s interest in history and Syria dominates the beginning of the book. He starts with a discussion of the caliph and caliphate and goes through the Islamic empires of .   Trials, Executions, and Hanging in Chains The pirates were not allowed attorneys and so had to represent themselves Often faced great odds in the form of a large and practiced prosecution team From to more than were hanged for piracy Sometimes the bodies were hung in chains after being hanged to warn.

    David Cordingly tries to set the record straight in Under the Black Flag: The Romance & the Reality of Life Among the Pirates. To a large degree, he succeeds. Under the Black Flag is an immensely readable book that delves equally into the facts and folklore of piracy throughout the ages. Packed to the gills with names, dates and places, the. Under the Black Flag feels at many times more like a graduate student’s thesis versus an actual history book. Another downside to the writing style in Under the Black Flag is that the book generally does not progress chronically through the s and s. It generally flows in that pattern, but the material frequently jumps back and forth.


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