The Buccaneers of America

Author: Alexander O. Exquemelin

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Transportation

Page: 240

View: 425

Fascinating chronicle of the bands of plundering sea rovers who roamed the Caribbean and coastlines of Central America in the 17th century. Includes exploits of the infamous Henry Morgan and his burning of Panama City.

History of the Buccaneers of America

Author: James Burney

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Transportation

Page: 400

View: 880

One of the most comprehensive, accurate accounts of buccaneering by an experienced sailor describes the activities of sea-rovers as renowned for their navigational skills as they were for ravaging ships and terrorizing Caribbean settlements.

Debates in Art and Design Education

Author: Nicholas Addison

Publisher: Routledge



Page: 221

View: 313

Debates in Art and Design Education encourages student and practising teachers to engage with contemporary issues and developments in learning and teaching. It introduces key issues, concepts and tensions in order to help art educators develop a critical approach to their practice in response to the changing fields of education and visual culture. Accessible, comprehensive chapters are designed to stimulate thinking and understanding in relation to theory and practice, and help art educators to make informed judgements by arguing from a position based on theoretical knowledge and understanding. Contributing artists, lecturers and teachers debate a wide range of issues including: the latest policy and initiatives in secondary art education the concepts, skills and dispositions that can be developed through art education tensions inherent in developing the inclusive Art and Design classroom partnerships across the visual arts sector creativity in the Art and Design curriculum visual art and globalisation establishing the significance of 'Design' art practice as educational research. Debates in Art and Design Education is for all student and practising teachers interested in furthering their understanding of an exciting, ever-changing field, and supports art educators in articulating how the subject is a vital, engaging and necessary part of the twenty-first century curriculum. Each chapter points to further reading and each section suggests reflective questions to help shape art educators' teaching. In particular, Debates in Art and Design Education encourages art educators to engage in research by providing an essential introduction to critical thinking around contemporary debates.

Pirates of Virginia

Plunder and High Adventure on the Old Dominion Coastline

Author: Mark P. Donnelly

Publisher: Stackpole Books


Category: History

Page: 176

View: 947

High adventure, dastardly deeds, and newly uncovered lore.

Maritime Piracy and Its Control: An Economic Analysis

Author: C. Hallwood

Publisher: Springer


Category: Political Science

Page: 135

View: 875

Maritime Piracy and its Control develops an economic approach to the problem of modern-day maritime piracy with the goal of assessing the effectiveness of remedies aimed at reducing the incidence of piracy.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History: Actium, Battle of

Author: John B. Hattendorf

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Reference

Page: 2912

View: 606

From the dawn of seafaring history to the present day, from the first crude canoes and rafts to today's nuclear submarines and supertankers, the Encyclopedia of Maritime History will systematically survey the separate but related interests of general historians and maritime specialists. Comprising more than one million words in four volumes, the work's nine hundred entries will provide a detailed and synthetic overview of the scope and sweep of maritime history, and will bring together in a readily accessible form a range of historical and professional information that can otherwise be found only with the help of an extensive library.

Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth

Author: William H., Jr. Miller

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: Transportation

Page: 128

View: 807

Authoritative, profusely illustrated volume describes the ships' debuts, amenities, rivalry, and contributions during WWII. Also covered: their grand royal successors: Queen Elizabeth 2 and Queen Mary 2. 189 photographs.

Naked Tropics

Essays on Empire and Other Rogues

Author: Kenneth Maxwell

Publisher: Routledge


Category: History

Page: 320

View: 813

First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Buccaneers and Pirates

Author: Frank R. Stockton

Publisher: Courier Corporation


Category: History

Page: 368

View: 977

Often humorous, sometimes chilling, always intriguing, these true stories describe the exploits of such notorious maritime marauders as Blackbeard, Henry Morgan, Jean Lafitte, Captain Kidd, and other lesser known but equally cutthroat brigands.

Agency in the Emergence of Creole Languages

The Role of Women, Renegades, and People of African and Indigenous Descent in the Emergence of the Colonial Era Creoles

Author: Nicholas Faraclas

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing


Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 246

View: 958

Suitable for those who are looking for fresh perspectives on the process of creolization of language, this book demonstrates how enterprising women, rebellious slaves, insubordinate sailors, and a host of other renegades and maroons had a major impact on the creolized societies, cultures, and languages of the colonial era Atlantic and Pacific.