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Pirates & patriots of the Revolution

C. Keith Wilbur

Pirates & patriots of the Revolution

an illustrated encyclopedia of colonial seamanship

by C. Keith Wilbur

  • 77 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Globe Pequot Press in Chester, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Privateering -- History -- 18th century,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Naval operations

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPirates and patriots of the Revolution.
    Statementby C. Keith Wilbur.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE271 .W64 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. :
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23271507M
    ISBN 100871068664
    LC Control Number84013776

    In this lively narrative history, Robert H. Patton, grandson of the World War II battlefield legend, tells a sweeping tale of courage, capitalism, naval warfare, and international political intrigue set on the high seas during the American Revolution. Patriot Pirates highlights the obscure but pivotal role played by colonial privateers in defeating Britain in the American Revolution.   In Patriot Pirates, Robert H. Patton tells the story of the American privateers in the Revolution. The book covers the entire war from Boston to Yorktown. American merchants armed hundreds of small ships to interdict the British maritime supply lines. Patton illustrates how patriotism and business came together in the :

      Patriot Pirates highlights the obscure but pivotal role played by colonial privateers in defeating Britain in the American Revolution. American privateering-essentially legalized piracy-began with a ragtag squadron of New England schooners in Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Draw and write your way through history, from A.D. ! Learn about Christopher Columbus, the 'discovery' of Australia, the Pilgrims, the 'Golden Age of Piracy', the Revolutionary War, and more! Drawings are shown with step by step illustrations, and writing samples are written out in cursive. Great for supplementing any history program.5/5(1).

    In Patriot Pirates, Robert H. Patton, grandson of the battlefield genius of World War II, writes that during America’s Revolutionary War, what began in as a New England fad--converting civilian vessels to fast-sailing warships, and defying the Royal Navy’s overwhelming firepower to snatch its merchant shipping--became a massive.   First the book isn't so much about "Patriot Pirates" as it is about the business/financial side of privateering during the revolution. If you found accounting class boring in College then skip this book. More than half of the book maybe even 1/3 has nothing to do with "sailing on the high seas" but rather boring details about people trying to /5(21).


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Written like actual handwriting, with plentiful illustrations, this is a excellent and lively exploration of American Privateers during the Revolution.

Wilbur's prose and illustrations are incredibly detailed. This is an excellent book for students and amateur academics wishing to explore this particular segment of Revolutionary War history/5(10).

Patriot Pirates highlights the obscure but pivotal role played by colonial privateers in defeating Britain in the American Revolution. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book Cited by: 5.

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Soft bound, /2 x 11 format, 96 pages, line. About Patriot Pirates. In this lively narrative history, Robert H. Patton, grandson of the World War II battlefield legend, tells a sweeping tale of courage, capitalism, naval warfare, and international political intrigue set on the high seas during the American Revolution.

Pirates & Patriots of the Revolution Pirates & Patriots of the Revolution Published March by Globe Pequot Pr. There's no description for this book yet. Containing tales of danger, greed, and patriotism, Robert H.

Patton's Patriot Pirates: The Privateer War for Freedom and Fortune in the American Revolution presents the story of America's seaborne insurgency against British merchant ships and Navy. Privateering, a wartime tactic authorized by Congress and financed by men such as Robert Morris and Nathanael Greene, proved to be a sketchy.

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Pirates and patriots of the Revolution. [C Keith Wilbur] -- An illustrated account of the "legalized" pirates who received payment for capturing British warships and merchantmen and seizing critical supplies for Washington's army during the Revolutionary War.

In Patriot Pirates, Robert H. Patton tells the story of the American privateers in the Revolution. The book covers the entire war from Boston to Yorktown. American merchants armed hundreds of small ships to interdict the British maritime supply lines.

Patton illustrates how patriotism and business came together in the by: 5. Pirates & Patriots of the Revolution. Discover the how 2, privately armed Yankee vessels captured 16 British warships and almost 3, merchantmen during the Revolution.

In this lively narrative history, Robert H. Patton, grandson of the World War II battlefield legend, tells a sweeping tale of courage, capitalism, naval warfare, and international political intrigue set on the high seas during the American Revolution.

Patriot Pirates highlights the obscure but pivotal role played by colonial privateers in defeating Britain in the American Revolution.4/5(4).

America's legalized pirates plundered on the high seas to win freedom for their country and a fortune for themselves. Discover the little know story of how 2, privately armed Yankee vessels captured sixteen British warships and almost 3, merchantmen during the : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Buy a cheap copy of Pirates & Patriots (Illustrated Living book by C. Keith Wilbur. Discover the how 2, privately armed Yankee vessels captured 16 British warships and almost 3, merchantmen during the Revolution. Free shipping over $/5(3). Written like actual handwriting, with plentiful illustrations, this is a excellent and lively exploration of American Privateers during the Revolution.

Wilbur's prose and illustrations are incredibly detailed. This is an excellent book for students and amateur academics wishing to explore this particular segment of Revolutionary War history/5. Smugglers, Pirates, and Patriots delineates the differences between the British and Portuguese empires as they struggled with revolutionary tumult.

It reveals how those differences led to turbulent transnational exchanges between the United States and Brazil as merchants, smugglers, rogue officials, slave traders, and pirates sought to trade outside legal confines. Patriot Pirates could have been an excellent book with some editing, and an organizational structure.

It covers an aspect of the Revolutionary War that I knew little aboutthe use of privateers to acquire war material, influence international /5. Patriot Pirates by Robert H.

Patton. by Marcia. Review of: Patriot Pirates. Book: Robert H. Patton. The grandson of WWII General George Patton has written an intriguing and boisterous account of the American Revolution. This book should be on the reading list of every Revolutionary War buff.4/5. From the day the Museum of the American Revolution opened, guests asked if there was a book available that captured the spirit of our core exhibition.

This past July, the Museum released our Official Guidebook, which captures that spirit, highlighting some of. Smugglers, Pirates, and Patriots delineates the differences between the British and Portuguese empires as they struggled with revolutionary tumult. It reveals how those differences led to turbulent transnational exchanges between the United States and Brazil as merchants, smugglers, rogue officials, slave traders, and pirates sought to trade Brand: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.Pirates & patriots of the Revolution: an illustrated encyclopedia of colonial seamanship.

[C Keith Wilbur] -- Recreates the swashbuckling era of the privateer. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.