‘Pirates and Privateers in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean’ … Looks like a interesting read for the summer … preferably by the ocean. Indeed … to add to my reading list!!
Librería Laberinto Viejo San Juan recently featured Sebastián Robiou Lamarche’s new book Piratas y corsarios en Puerto Rico y el Caribe [Pirates and Privateers in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean]. Looks like a interesting read for the summer (preferably by the ocean).
Description: “Pirates and Privateers in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean” is the history behind the best-known pirate stories, a book that reveals untold happenings not often disclosed in similar books. It is the history of pirates, corsairs, buccaneers, filibusters and smugglers, characters whose roles are generally intermingled and who for centuries played a leading part in Caribbean politics, society and economy. It is a documented account that includes a selection of images to supplement the text, addressed to the general reader, teachers and students alike, historians of all latitudes.
Sebastián Robiou Lamarche holds PhD from the Center for Advanced Studies of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean [Centro…
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