The Romance of Piracy


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The Library of Romance is a series of books concerning the romance of scientific facts, be it biology, chemistry, history, or politics. This volume is one of history, concerning an account of the known facts of piracy, starting with the Vikings, and arching in history and geography toward an account of piracy in Chinese waters at around the time of publication of this volume (1914). - Summary by Carolin (9 hr 44 min)

Chapters

The Earliest Pirates 18:13 Read by Dan Ficklin
The North Sea Pirates 15:59 Read by Sonia
Piracy in the Early Tudor Times 17:12 Read by Dan Ficklin
The Corsairs of the South 23:24 Read by A. Bryan Johnson
The Wasps at Work 14:53 Read by Dan Ficklin
Galleys and Gallantry 13:18 Read by Dan Ficklin
Piracy in Elizabethan Times 14:03 Read by Dan Ficklin
Elizabethan Seamen and Turkish Pirates 21:39 Read by Devorah Allen
The Stuart Army Goes forth against the 'Pyrats' 29:00 Read by Linda Johnson
The Good Ship 'Exchange' of Bristol 26:34 Read by Linda Johnson
A Wonderful Achievement 22:02 Read by Linda Johnson
The Great Sir Henry Morgan 29:18 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
'Black Beard' Teach 19:36 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Story of Captain Kidd 20:25 Read by Kristine Bekere
The Exploits of Captain Avery 27:22 Read by Joan Windle
A 'Gentleman' of Fortune 29:45 Read by Kristine Bekere
Paul Jones, Pirate and Privateer 24:22 Read by ToddHW
A Notorious American Pirate 13:29 Read by Kristine Bekere
The Last of the Algerine Corsairs 12:57 Read by A. Bryan Johnson
Pirates of the Persian Gulf 21:45 Read by Kristine Bekere
The Story of Aaron Smith 23:26 Read by Sarah Lorenowich
Smith and the Pirate Schooner 19:42 Read by Sarah Lorenowich
Plot and Counter-Plot 23:32 Read by Linda Johnson
Chance and Circumstance 21:53 Read by Linda Johnson
The Cruise of the 'Defensor de Pedro' 26:47 Read by Linda Johnson
The Pirates of Borneo 24:13 Read by Linda Johnson
Cruising among Chinese Pirates 29:16 Read by Linda Johnson