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Captain Kidd

Author : Sue L. Hamilton
ISBN : 9781617843143
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discusses the life of William Kidd, known as Captain Kidd, and examines the history of pirating and details daily life aboard a pirate ship.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Treasure And Intrigue

Author : Graham Harris
ISBN : 9781459712874
Genre : History
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Three hundred years ago, Captain Kidd was hanged for piracy, but before died he claimed to have hidden a vast fortune in the Indies. In the years since, maps to the fabled island have appeared and there have been many attempts to recover that treasure. This book examines Kidd’s life against the backdrop of piracy in the Indian Ocean and concludes that there is much to justify his claim, and even more to his story - a life of piracy thrust upon him by noble backers, men who broke their own laws and then let him die for their crimes.
Category: History

The Tryal Of Capt William Kidd

Author : Don C. Seitz
ISBN : 9780486148366
Genre : Transportation
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Based on official admiralty records, this volume offers an astonishing glimpse into the world of 17th-century piracy, the English judicial system, and the dialogue from the actual trial.
Category: Transportation

Return To Treasure Island And The Search For Captain Kidd

Author : Barry Clifford
ISBN : 0060185090
Genre : History
File Size : 49.35 MB
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The story of the discovery of Captain Kidd's pirate ship cites the factors that caused the sinking of the Adventure Galley, describes the legendary pirate's historical exploits, and notes the author's politics-riddled quest alongside a Discovery Channel exploration team to find the ship. 25,000 first printing.
Category: History

Captain Kidd

Author : Aileen Weintraub
ISBN : 0823957977
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A short biography of Captain Kidd.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Captain Kidd

Author : C.Robert Ritchie
ISBN : 0760708401
Genre : Pirates
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Traces the history of piracy, follows the brief career of Captain Kidd, and explains why seventeenth century men became pirates.
Category: Pirates

Captain Kidd

Author : Craig Cabell
ISBN : 9781844159611
Genre : Transportation
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The execution of Captain William Kidd on 23 May 1701 is one of the most controversial and revealing episodes in the long history of piracy. The legend that has grown up around Kidd's final voyage, his concealed treasure and the dubious conduct of his trial, has made him into one of the most intriguing and misunderstood figures from the golden age of piracy. For either Kidd was a legal privateer or he was a wicked pirate - indeed he has been described as one of the most feared pirates to sail the high seas. But his story is complex and ambiguous. This timely new account of Kidd's life and seafaring career reassesses the man and his legend - it makes compelling reading.
Category: Transportation

Captain Kidd

Author : Rebecca Stefoff
ISBN : 9781502602053
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Discover the life of Captain Kidd, the privateer-turned-pirate who is rumored to have buried a massive treasure near New England.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Captain William Kidd

Author : John Abbott
ISBN : 9781537820552
Genre : History
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There are but few persons, in the United States, who have not heard the name of the renowned pirate, Captain Kidd. There are also but few to be found who have any intelligent conception of his wild and guilty career. The banks of the Hudson, the islands scattered through the Sound which skirts the southern New-England coast, and the wild rivers and craggy harbors which fringe the rugged shores of Maine, are all rich with legends of the exploits and hiding-places of this notorious buccaneer...
Category: History