The Life of Pirates Research Paper by supercalifragilistic

The Life of Pirates
This paper separates the myths from real facts about pirates and piracy.
# 96030 | 2,453 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jun 20, 2007 in History (General)

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The paper attempts to distinguish between the many diverse and often fictional accounts of pirate life and the actual facts of life among pirates at sea. The paper focuses on the importance of the pirate code of conduct and the way that this influenced and determined the power structure of the pirate hierarchy. The paper provides a definition of pirates and piracy and provides insight into the actual lives of pirates at sea.

Brief Definition of Pirates and Piracy
The Real Life Pirates
Codes of Conduct
The Power Structure in the Pirate Community

Sample of Sources Used:

  • A Pirate's Life. 16 November, 2006.
  • Buccaneers, Pirates and Privateers. 16 November, 2006.
  • Pirate Code of Conduct. 16 November, 2006.
  • Piracy, Then and Now. 16 November, 2006.
  • Vallar C. Oh To Be A Pirate. 16 November, 2006.

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