By: John Masfield
Heritage Books, Inc: (1906)
Seller ID: M2257
Condition: 386 pages, (1906), 2003, paper, index, illus., maps, 386 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
Sir Francis Drake was not reluctant to go outside the bounds of legitimate trade to attack and plunder the Spanish in the Caribbean. Nor was he reluctant to work with the maroons, black slaves escaped from the Spanish-held islands, in order to accomplish his monetarily-productive ends. Add to this mix the buccaneers, men who rebelled against authority and took to the waterways to plunder ships and ports around the Caribbean. The end result is a rousing narrative of depredations against the Spanish, the activities of renowned pirates such as Henry Morgan, and accounts of the lives and battles e... View More...