The Politics of Piracy: Crime and Civil Disobedience in Colonial America
By Douglas R. Burgess, Jr.
Competing criminalities become a lens through which to examine England's legal relationship with America. The 17th century war on piracy is remembered as an English triumph for Britannia. However, this illicit trade became a wealth of goods for many American cities driving a wedge between the colonies and it's mother country. These strained relations may have accumulated ultimately resulting in the violence that began in 1775 with a dissolution of their relationship in 1776.
2014, Hardcover, 6 1/4" x 9 1/4", 291 pp.
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