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Jowitt, Claire

Pirates? The Politics of Plunder, 1550–1650

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Table of contents

Part I. Piracy? Some Definitions

1. Introduction: Pirates? The Politics of Plunder, 1550–1650
Claire Jowitt

2. ‘Hostis Humani Generis’ — The Pirate as Outlaw in the Early Modern Law of the Sea
Christopher Harding

Part II. Perspectives on Piracy

3. The Problem of Piracy in Ireland, 1570–1630
John C. Appleby

4. Piracy and Captivity in the Early Modern Mediterranean: The Perspective from Barbary
Nabil Matar

5. Crusading Piracy? The Curious Case of the Spanish in the Channel, 1590–95
Matthew Dimmock

6. Acting Pirates: Converting A Christian Turned Turk
Mark Hutchings

7. ‘We are not pirates’: Piracy and Navigation in The Lusiads
Bernhard Klein

8. Virolet and Martia the Pirate’s Daughter: Gender and Genre in Fletcher and Massinger’s The Double Marriage
Lucy Munro

Part III. Pirate Afterlives

9. Sir Francis Drake’s Ghost: Piracy, Cultural Memory, and Spectral Nationhood
Mark Netzloff

10. Scaffold Performances: The Politics of Pirate Execution
Claire Jowitt

11. Of Pirates, Slaves, and Diplomats: Anglo-American Writing about the Maghrib in the Age of Empire
Gerald Maclean

Keywords: History, World History, Global and Transnational History, Social History, Literary Theory, Early Modern/Renaissance Literature, History of Early Modern Europe, Modern History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Early Modern Literature in History
Page amount
257 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230627642
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28093-3

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