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  1. General History and Context 80 items
    1. General Naval and Maritime History 32 items
      1. The command of the ocean: a naval history of Britain 1649-1815 - N. A. M. Rodger, National Maritme Museum 2006

        Book 

      2. The Seven Years War - Martin Robson, National Museum of the Royal Navy (Great Britain) 2016

        Book 

      3. Dictionary of British naval battles - John D. Grainger 2016

        Book 

      4. The Spanish seaborne empire - J. H. Parry 1966

        Book 

      5. Cornish wrecking, 1700-1860: reality and popular myth - Cathryn J. Pearce 2010

        Book 

      6. The age of reconnaissance - J. H. Parry c1963 (1964 printing)

        Book 

      7. Europe and a wider world, 1415-1715 - J. H. Parry 1966

        Book 

      8. Black salt: seafarers of African descent on British ships - R. Costello 2014

        Book 

      9. The British seaborne empire - Jeremy Black 2004

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      10. Ships and Technology 9 items
        1. The sloop of war: 1650-1763 - Ian McLaughlan 2014

          Book 

        2. The 100-gun ship Victory - John McKay 2013

          Book 

        3. The pirate ship, 1660-1730 - Angus Konstam, Tony Bryan 2003

          Book 

        4. The 74-gun ship Bellona - Brian Lavery 2003

          Book 

        5. The heyday of sail: the merchant sailing ship 1650-1830 - Robert Gardiner, Ph. M. Bosscher 1995

          Book 

        6. The Line of battle: the sailing warship, 1650-1840 - Robert Gardiner, Brian Lavery 1992

          Book 

    2. Early Modern Warfare 9 items
      1. Early Modern Naval Warfare 2 items
        1. Medieval naval warfare, 1000-1500 - Susan Rose 2002

          Book 

      2. Early Modern Warfare 7 items
        1. The military revolution: military innovation and the rise of the West, 1500-1800 - Geoffrey Parker 1996

          Book 

        2. European warfare, 1494-1660 - Jeremy Black 2002

          Book 

        3. European warfare: 1660-1815 - Jeremy Black 1994

          Book 

        4. European warfare, 1350-1750 - Frank Tallett, D. J. B. Trim, ProQuest (Firm) 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book  Ch. 11 for Naval Warfare

    3. Early Modern Europe 4 items
      1. Imperial Spain, 1469-1716 - J. H. Elliott 2002

        Book 

      2. Advancing empire: English interests and overseas expansion, 1613-1688 - L. H. Roper 2017

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    4. General Crime 18 items
      1. London lives: poverty, crime and the making of a modern city, 1690-1800 - Tim Hitchcock, Robert Brink Shoemaker 2015

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      2. Crime in early modern England 1550-1750 - J. A. Sharpe 1984

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      3. Tyburn's martyrs: execution in England, 1675-1775 - Andrea McKenzie 2007

        Book 

      4. Women, crime and justice in England since 1660 - Shani D'Cruze, Louise A. Jackson 2009

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      5. Tyburn: London's fatal tree - Alan Brooke, David Brandon 2004

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      6. The experience of authority in early modern England - Paul Griffiths, Adam Fox, Steve Hindle 1996

        Book 

      7. Crime and society in England, 1750-1900 - Clive Emsley 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      8. Crime in England 1688-1815 - David J. Cox 2015

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      9. Crime and the courts in England, 1660-1800 - J. M. Beattie 1986

        Book 

      10. Penal practice and culture, 1500-1900: punishing the English - Simon Devereaux, Paul Griffiths 2004

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      11. Martial law and English laws, c.1500-c.1700 - John M. Collins 2016

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    5. British Empire - Atlantic World and Indian Ocean 17 items
      1. Empire 6 items
        1. The Atlantic world 2015

          Book 

      2. Atlantic World (Americas) 11 items
        1. The British Atlantic world, 1500-1800 - David Armitage, M. J. Braddick 2009

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        2. The Oxford handbook of the Atlantic world, 1450-1850 - Nicholas P. Canny, Philip D. Morgan 2013

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        3. The creation of the British Atlantic world - Elizabeth Mancke, Carole Shammas 2005

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        4. Colonial America: from Jamestown to Yorktown - Mary K. Geiter, W. A. Speck 2002

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        5. The Atlantic world: a history, 1400-1888 - Douglas R. Egerton 2007

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        6. The Atlantic world: 1450-2000 - Toyin Falola, Kevin D. Roberts c2008

          Book 

  2. General Piracy and Privateering 69 items
    1. Pirate nests and the rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740 - Mark G. Hanna 2015

      Book 

    2. The pirate ship, 1660-1730 - Angus Konstam, Tony Bryan 2003

      Book 

    3. Bandits at sea: a pirates reader - C. R. Pennell c2001

      Book 

    4. Governing the sea in the early modern era: essays in honor of Robert C. Ritchie 2015

      Book  Renaud Morieux -- "Pirates" and the problems of plantation in seventeenth-century Ireland Keith Pluymers -- Woodes Rogers and the war against pirates in the Bahamas / Margarette Lincoln -- Well behaved pirates seldom make history : a reevaluation of the golden age of English piracy /

    5. Living with pirates - Robert C. Ritchie 09/2009

      Article 

    6. Privateering, piracy and British policy in Spanish America, 1810-1830 - Matthew McCarthy 2013

      Book 

    7. Persistent piracy: maritime violence and state formation in global historical perspective - Stefan Eklöf Amirell, Leos Müller, Persisent piracy : historical perspectives on maritime violence and state formation 2014

      Book  Chapter 6 by David Starkey is very relevant Chapter 3 on early modern Med is also useful

    8. Treasure neverland: real and imaginary pirates - Neil Rennie 2013

      Book 

    9. The enemy of all: piracy and the law of nations - Daniel Heller-Roazen 2009

      Book 

    10. Life under the Jolly Roger: reflections on golden age piracy - Gabriel Kuhn, ProQuest (Firm) c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    11. British pirates and society, 1680-1730 - Margarette Lincoln 2014

      Book 

    12. Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert R. Ingpen 1992

      Book 

    13. Rogues and early modern English culture - Steve Mentz 2004

      Book 

    14. The pirate wars - Peter Earle 2004

      Book 

    15. A search for sovereignty: law and geography in European Empires, 1400--1900 - Lauren A. Benton 2010

      Book  Chapter 3: On Piracy

    16. The pirate myth: genealogies of an imperial concept - Amedeo Policante 2015

      Book 

    17. Pillaging the empire: piracy in the Americas, 1500-1750 - Kris E. Lane c1998

      Book 

    18. Sodomy and the pirate tradition: English sea rovers in the seventeenth century Caribbean - B. R. Burg, B. R. Burg c1995

      Book 

    19. Captain Kidd and the war against the pirates - Robert C. Ritchie 2005

      Book 

    20. Piracy and the English government, 1616-1642 - David Delison Hebb c1994

      Book 

    21. Buccaneers of the Caribbean: how piracy forged an empire - Jon Latimer 2009

      Book 

    22. Pirates of Barbary - Adrian Tinniswood 2011

      Book 

    23. Global lives: Britain and the world, 1550-1800 - Miles Ogborn 2008

      Book 

    24. The Armada of Flanders - R. A. Stradling 2002

      Book 

    25. Corsairs and navies, 1660-1760 - J. S. Bromley 1987

      Book 

    26. England's sea empire 1550-1642 - David B. Quinn, A. N. Ryan 1983

      Book 

    27. Historiography 7 items
      These articles provide a good starting point for understanding early modern piracy and privateering and the state of historical scholarship in these fields
      1. Living with pirates - Robert C. Ritchie 09/2009

        Article 

    28. Archaeology of Piracy 8 items
      Ship Wrecks of Suspected Pirate vessels
      1. The Beaufort Inlet shipwreck project - Wayne R. Lusardi 04/2000

        Article  An excavation of a wreck suspected of being Queen Anne's Revenge, flagship of the pirate Blackbeard. Questioned elsewhere

      2. ‘Ruling Theories Linger’: Questioning the Identity of the Beaufort Inlet Shipwreck - Bradley A. Rodgers, Nathan Richards, Wayne R. Lusardi 04/2005

        Article  Questions the 2000 article on the Beaufort Inlet shipwreck and whether or not it is Queen Anne's Revenge

  3. 16th Century (Tudor) 73 items
    1. Naval History - Piracy and Privateering 19 items
      1. ENGLISH PRIVATEERING VOYAGES...W. INDIES - Kenneth R. Andrews 1959

        Book 

      2. Strategy before Clausewitz: linking warfare and statecraft, 1400-1830 - Beatrice Heuser 2018

        Book  Relevant Chapters: 3. The Military Revolution as seen by Contemporaries 4. The Invention of Modern Maritime Strategies: The Anglo-Spanish War of 1585-1604 5. A National Security Strategy for England: Matthew Sutcliffe, the Earl of Essex, and the Cadiz Expedition of 1596 6. Command of the Sea: the Origins of a Strategic Concept

      3. Elizabeth: the exhibition at the National Maritime Museum - David Starkey, Susan Doran, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) 2003

        Book 

      4. Elizabeth's wars: war, government, and society in Tudor England, 1544-1604 - Paul E. J. Hammer 2003

        Book 

      5. Politics and people in the North Atlantic fisheries since 1485 - David J. Starkey, North Atlantic Fisheries History Association c2003

        Book 

      6. Strategy before Clausewitz: linking warfare and statecraft, 1400-1830 - Beatrice Heuser 2018

        Book  Ch 3 & 4 are useful

    2. Pirates and Privateers 16 items
      Individual Case Studies
      1. Sir Francis Drake - John Sugden 1996

        Book 

      2. Sir Walter Ralegh - Robert Lacey 2000

        Book 

      3. Sir Francis Drake: the Queen's pirate - Harry Kelsey c2000

        Book 

    3. Spanish Armada, 1588 22 items
      Relations with Spain in 16th Century
      1. The Spanish Armada - Colin Martin 1999

        Book 

      2. Empire, war and faith in early modern Europe - Geoffrey Parker 2003

        Book 

      3. England and the Spanish Armada: the necessary quarrel - James McDermott c2005

        Book 

      4. The grand strategy of Philip II - Geoffrey Parker 1998

        Book 

      5. Philip II - Patrick Williams 2001

        Book 

      6. Philip II: with a new bibliographical essay - Geoffrey Parker c2002

        Book 

      7. Golden Age Spain - Henry Kamen 2004

        Book 

      8. Spain, 1469-1714: a society of conflict - Henry Kamen c2005

        Book 

    4. General Tudor History 16 items
      Elizabethan World
      1. The foreign relations of Elizabeth I - Charles Beem 2011

        Book  Useful chapters: Anna Riehl Bertolet -- Elizabeth amongst the pirates: gender and the politics of piracy in Thomas Heywood's Fair maid of the west, part 1 / Claire Jowitt -- Islam -- Elizabeth through Moroccan eyes / Nabil Matar -- Elizabeth I and Persian exchanges

      2. Elizabeth I - Wallace T. MacCaffrey 2004

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      3. Tudor and Stuart Britain, 1485-1714 - Roger Lockyer 2005 (electronic resource)

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      4. The watchers: a secret history of the reign of Elizabeth I - Stephen Alford 2013

        Book 

      5. The expansion of Elizabethan England - A. L. Rowse 1973

        Book 

      6. The sixteenth century, 1485-1603 - Patrick Collinson 2001

        Book 

      7. The Elizabethan world - Susan Doran, Norman L. Jones 2010

        Book 

      8. England and Europe, 1485-1603 - Susan Doran 1996

        Book 

      9. War and politics in the Elizabethan counties - Neil Younger 2012

        Book 

      10. Elizabeth I's foreign correspondence: letters, rhetoric, and politics - Carlo M. Bajetta, Guillaume Coatalen, Jonathan Gibson 2014

        Book 

      11. The Earl of Essex and late Elizabethan political culture - Alexandra Gajda c2012

        Book 

      12. Burghley: William Cecil at the court of Elizabeth I - Stephen Alford c2008

        Book 

  4. 17th Century [1603-1660] 37 items
    1. Stuart Britain 2 items
      General Works on the Stuart Period
      1. Tudor and Stuart Britain, 1485-1714 - Roger Lockyer 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book 

    2. James VI and I 14 items
      1. Piracy and the English government, 1616-1642 - David Delison Hebb c1994

        Book 

      2. The cradle king: a life of James VI and I - Alan Stewart 2004

        Book 

      3. James VI and I: ideas, authority, and government - Ralph A. Houlbrooke 2006

        Book 

      4. James I - S. J. Houston 1973

        Book 

      5. James I - Christopher Durston 1993

        Book 

      6. The Oxford handbook of John Donne - Jeanne Shami, Dennis Flynn, M. Thomas Hester 2011

        Book  Chapter by Malcolm Smuts on International politics and Jacobean statecraft Useful for foreign policy under James VI and I

    3. Charles I and Civil Wars 21 items
      1. Cromwell's Navy: the fleet and the English Revolution, 1648-60 - B. S. Capp 1992], c1989

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      2. Pepys's navy: ships, men & warfare, 1649-1689 - J. D. Davies 2008

        Book 

      3. The civil wars: a military history of England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1638-1660 - J. P. Kenyon, Jane H. Ohlmeyer, J. S. Morrill 2002, c1998

        Book  Useful chapter on naval warfare in this period by Bernard Capp in this volume

      4. Piracy and the English government, 1616-1642 - David Delison Hebb c1994

        Book 

      5. The experience of revolution in Stuart Britain and Ireland - M. J. Braddick, David L. Smith c2011 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      6. Ireland and the war at sea, 1641-1653 - Elaine Murphy, Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) 2012

        Book 

      7. The English revolution, 1642-1649 - D. E. Kennedy 2000

        Book 

      8. The personal rule of Charles I - Kevin Sharpe 1992

        Book 

      9. Charles I - Christopher Durston 1998

        Book 

      10. The noble revolt: the overthrow of Charles I - J. S. A. Adamson 2007

        Book 

      11. Charles I: a political life - Richard Cust 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      12. War in England, 1642-1649 - Barbara Donagan 2010

        Book 

      13. Oliver Cromwell - J. S. Morrill 2007

        Book 

      14. The English Civil War: conflict and contexts, 1640-49 - J. S. A. Adamson 2009

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      15. Arms & armour of the English Civil Wars - David J. Blackmore, Royal Armouries (Great Britain) 1990

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  5. Golden Age [1660-1720] 86 items
    1. General Piracy 38 items
      1. Banishment in the early Atlantic world: convicts, rebels and slaves - Gwenda Morgan, Peter Rushton 2013

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      2. A short history of the West Indies - J. H. Parry, Philip M. Sherlock, Anthony P. Maingot 1987

        Book 

      3. Advancing empire: English interests and overseas expansion, 1613-1688 - L. H. Roper 2017

        Book 

      4. Trials and Executions 4 items
        1. Secondary 1 item
      5. General History of the Pyrates 6 items
        Daniel Defoe - believed to be the author
        1. The life of Captain Singleton - Daniel De Foe 1906 rep 1951

          Book 

        2. Secondary 4 items
          1. The world of Defoe - Peter Earle 1976

            Book 

    2. Buccaneers 14 items
      1. In search of the buccaneers - Anthony Gambrill c2007

        Book 

      2. The History of the Pirates, Free-booters, Or Buccaneers of America - Johann Wilhelm von Archenholz

        Book  Quite an old work at this stage - be careful using this volume

    3. Atlantic World 25 items
      1. Colonial America: a history to 1763 - Richard Middleton, Anne S. Lombard 2011

        Book 

    4. Indian Ocean - Madagascar; William Kidd 6 items
    5. Henry Avery (Henry Every) 3 items
      1. King of the pirates: the swashbuckling life of Henry Every - E. T. Fox 2008

        Book 

  6. 18th Century Piracy and Privateering 19 items
    1. British privateering enterprise in the eighteenth century - 1954- Starkey, David J. (David John) 1990

      Book 

    2. The wooden world: an anatomy of the Georgian navy - N. A. M. Rodger 1996

      Book 

    3. Naval leadership and management, 1650-1950: essays in honour of Michael Duffy - Richard Harding, Helen Doe, Michael Duffy 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book  Chapter 7 by David Starkey - Privateering

    4. Overseas Trade and the Decline of Privateering - Henning Hillmann, Christina Gathmann 2011-9

      Article 

    5. The challenge: America, Britain and the war of 1812 - Andrew D. Lambert 2013

      Book 

    6. The Knowles Atlantic Impressment Riots of the 1740s - Denver Alexander Brunsman 2007

      Article 

  7. William Dampier 5 items
    1. HM Ship (1690-1701): Global Maritime Heritage? - Michael McCarthy 04/2004

      Article  William Dampier

  8. Woodes Rogers 2 items
  9. Gender and Piracy 23 items
    1. Women and Piracy 15 items
      1. Pirates and privateers: new perspectives on the war on trade in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries - E. S. Van Eyck Van Heslinga, David J. Starkey, Jaap de Moor, E.S.van Eyck van Hesling 1997

        Book 

      2. British privateering enterprise in the eighteenth century - 1954- Starkey, David J. (David John) 1990

        Book 

      3. Female tars: women aboard ship in the age of sail - Suzanne J. Stark 1996

        Book 

      4. Women sailors and sailors' women: an untold maritime history - David Cordingly c2001

        Book 

      5. Gender relations in early modern England - Laura Gowing 2012

        Book 

      6. Women and murder in early modern news pamphlets and broadside ballads, 1573-1697 - Randall Martin, Betty S. Travitsky, Anne Lake Prescott c2005

        Book 

      7. Women, armies, and warfare in early modern Europe - John A. Lynn 2008

        Book 

    2. Homosexuality and Piracy 8 items
      1. Sodomy and the pirate tradition: English sea rovers in the seventeenth century Caribbean - B. R. Burg, B. R. Burg c1995

        Book 

  10. Barbary Piracy 72 items
    1. Barbary Piracy and Captivity 56 items
      1. Islam in Britain: 1558-1685 - Nabil Matar 1998

        Book 

      2. Britain and the Islamic world - 1952- MacLean, Gerald M. 2011

        Book 

      3. Trickster travels: a sixteenth-century Muslim between worlds - Natalie Zemon Davis 2008

        Book 

      4. Pirate utopias: Moorish corsairs & European renegadoes - Peter Lamborn Wilson 2003

        Book 

      5. Pirates of Barbary - Adrian Tinniswood 2011

        Book 

      6. The foreign relations of Elizabeth I - Charles Beem 2011

        Book 

      7. Slavery in the history of Muslim Black Africa - Humphrey J. Fisher 2001

        Book 

    2. Baltimore, 1631 3 items
    3. Britain and North Africa - Tangier 5 items
      1. An early modern dialogue with Islam: Antonio de Sosa's Topography of Algiers (1612) - Antonio de Sosa, María Antonia Garcés, Diana de Armas Wilson c2011

        Book 

    4. Ottoman Empire and the Mediterranean 8 items
      1. The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1650: the structure of power - Colin Imber 2009

        Book 

      2. Catholic Pirates and Greek Merchants - Molly Greene 2013

        Book 

      3. The early modern Ottomans: remapping the Empire - Virginia H. Aksan, Daniel Goffman 2007

        Book 

      4. The Ottoman age of exploration - Giancarlo Casale 2012, c2010

        Book 

      5. Slavery and abolition in the Ottoman Middle East - Ehud R. Toledano c1998

        Book 

  11. Articles in Journals 17 items
    1. Jacobite Pirates? - Arne Bialuschewski 2011

      Article 

  12. Fiction 19 items
    1. Movies - How Films depict pirates and privateers 8 items
      Many of these books have chapters on the portrayal of pirates on film
      1. Tudors and Stuarts on film: historical perspectives - Susan Doran, Thomas S. Freeman 2009

        Book 

      2. History on film/film on history - Robert A. Rosenstone 2012

        Book 

      3. Hollywood's history films - David Eldridge 2006

        Book 

      4. Lights, camera, history: portraying the past in film - Richard V. Francaviglia, Jerome L. Rodnitzky, Robert A. Rosenstone c2007

        Book 

      5. The history on film reader - Marnie Hughes-Warrington 2009

        Book 

      6. British Historical Cinema: the history, heritage and costume film - Claire Monk, Amy Sargeant 2002

        Book 

      7. The Hollywood historical film - Robert Burgoyne 2008

        Book 

    2. Pirate and Privateer Plays and Novels 8 items
      1. Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert R. Ingpen 1992

        Book 

      2. The Sea-Hawk - Sabatini, Rafael, 1875-1950

        Webpage 

      3. Captain Blood - Sabatini, Rafael, 1875-1950

        Webpage 

      4. The Doubleday book of pirate stories - Sally Grindley, Peter Utton 1999

        Book 

      5. Captain Pugwash: a pirate story - John Ryan 1957

        Book  Classic children's pirate adventure - the TV cartoon version can be found on youtube

      6. Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe, Tom Keymer, James William Kelly 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      7. Peter Pan - Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937

        Webpage 

    3. Pirate and Privateer Movies 3 items
      Films that the library holds a DVD copy of. Many more pirate movies and TV shows are available online via BoB [Box of Broadcasts]
      1. Pirates of the Caribbean: The curse of the Black Pearl - Gore Verbinski 2003 (dvd)

        Audio-visual document 

      2. The pirates!: in an adventure with scientists! - Peter Lord c2012 (videorecording)

        Book 

      3. The princess bride - Rob Reiner c2008 (videorecording)

        Book  Dread Pirate Roberts is a key character in the movie

  13. Primary Sources 2 items
  14. Later Piracy and Privateering 1 item
    Useful for comparisons