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Privateers, Letters of Marque—Wars and Pirates

Posted by Sally Copus • November 03, 2015

Privateering in the late 1600’s and 1700’s was an exercise of economics for the British and other governments, as they watched the Spanish and, to a lesser degree, the Portuguese take home massive wealth from the New World. The era was a time before England firmly established a Royal Navy separate from a Merchant Navy. […]

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6 Awesome YA Pirate Books You Need to Read

Posted by Guest Author • September 30, 2015

Note: This is a guest post. As readers and fans of the pirate-themed YA fantasy series The Odyssey of Jon Sinclair, I thought you’d be interested in hearing about some other YA pirate books out there. Below is a list of recommended reads that was compiled by Lisa Parkin (of the Read.Breathe.Relax young adult fantasy/sci-fi […]

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