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The General History of the Pyrates

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A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates is a 1724 book containing biographies of contemporary pirates. It's author uses the name Captain Charles Johnson, generally considered a pseudonym.

The real identity of the author was thought by some scholars to be Daniel Defoe, although this has since been disputed. The publisher Nathaniel Mist or somebody working for him are other suggested authors.

In the first volume, "Johnson" sticks fairly close to the available sources, though he embellishes the stories somewhat. Nevertheless, the book was influential in shaping popular notions of piracy and provided the standard account of the lives of many individuals still famous in the 21st century.(Summary by Wikipedia) (12 hr 47 min)

Chapters

01 - Preface

16:09

Read by Barry Eads

02 - Introduction, Part 1

25:33

Read by Barry Eads

03 - Introduction, Part 2

26:23

Read by Barry Eads

04 - Chapter 1, Part 1

16:26

Read by Richard Kilmer

05 - Chapter 1, Part 2

21:32

Read by Richard Kilmer

06 - Chapter 2

11:00

Read by Mike Turitzin

07 - Chapter 3, Part 1

17:26

Read by Rayne

08 - Chapter 3, Part 2

17:45

Read by Rayne

09 - Chapter 4, Part 1

18:59

Read by Mike Harris

10 - Chapter 4, Part 2

20:57

Read by Mike Harris

11 - Chapter 5, Part 1

29:40

Read by Richard Kilmer

12 - Chapter 5, Part 2

26:33

Read by Mike Harris

13 - Chapter 6

14:40

Read by S. Houghton

14 - Chapter 7, Part 1

11:29

Read by S. Houghton

15 - Chapter 7, Part 2

15:38

Read by S. Houghton

16 - Chapter 7, Part 3

14:19

Read by Miriam Esther Goldman (1991-2017)

17 - Chapter 8, Part 1Incorrectly labeled as Chapter IX in the text

24:12

Read by Anna Simon

18 - Chapter 8, Part 2Incorrectly labeled as Chapter IX in the text

17:19

Read by Anna Simon

19 - Chapter 8, Part 3Incorrectly labeled as Chapter IX in the text

20:52

Read by Anna Simon

20 - Chapter 9, Part 1Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XI in the text

6:11

Read by Cate Mackenzie

21 - Chapter 9, Part 2Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XI in the text

17:52

Read by Cate Mackenzie

22 - Chapter 9, Part 3Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XI in the text

16:00

Read by Cate Mackenzie

23 - Chapter 9, Part 4Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XI in the text

18:58

Read by Cate Mackenzie

24 - Chapter 9, Part 5Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XI in the text

23:43

Read by Cate Mackenzie

25 - Chapter 9, Part 6Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XI in the text

16:49

Read by Cate Mackenzie

26 - Chapter 9, Part 7Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XI in the text

20:22

Read by Barry Eads

27 - Chapter 9, Part 8Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XI in the text

13:53

Read by Cate Mackenzie

28 - Chapter 9, Part 9Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XI in the text

23:18

Read by Cate Mackenzie

29 - Chapter 9, Part 10Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XI in the text

21:40

Read by Barry Eads

30 - Chapter 9, Part 11Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XI in the text

21:31

Read by Barry Eads

31 - Chapter 9, Part 12Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XI in the text

21:21

Read by Cate Mackenzie

32 - Chapter 10Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XII in the text

23:56

Read by Richard Kilmer

33 - Chapter 11Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XIII in the text

7:29

Read by Cate Mackenzie

34 - Chapter 12, Part 1Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XIV in the text

17:53

Read by Rayne

35 - Chapter 12, Part 2Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XIV in the text

13:58

Read by Rayne

36 - Chapter 13, Part 1Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XV in the text

21:36

Read by Kathleen Nelson

37 - Chapter 13, Part 2Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XV in the text

25:57

Read by Kathleen Nelson

38 - Chapter 14Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XVI in the text

7:27

Read by Cate Mackenzie

39 - Chapter 15Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XVII in the text

26:53

Read by Kathryn Lois

40 - Chapter 16Incorrectly labeled as Chapter XVII in the text

14:25

Read by Barry Eads

41 - Philip Roche

10:18

Read by Barry Eads

42 - Abstract of Laws in Relation to Pyracy

8:42

Read by Barry Eads

Bewertungen

A really evocative piece, well read

(5 Sterne)

I enjoyed this book tremendously, and recommend it highly for thiose interested in the subject matter.