Lucent Books

Piracy: From the High Seas to the Digital Age (World History)

When most people think of pirates, they think of buccaneers sailing the seas in search of treasure. However, piracy has changed over time, and many of today's most fearsome pirates work behind computer screens. Readers will be captivated by this exciting look at the history of piracy, from the legendary Blackbeard to the pirates who still hijack ships today, as well as the kinds of piracy unique to the digital age. Their reading experience is heightened through the as well as the kinds of piracy unique to the digital age. Their reading experience is heightened through the use of relevant primary sources, annotated quotes, detailed sidebars, and a thoroughly researched timeline of piracy. read more