Alexandre Exquemelin’s first hand account of the life of a pirate in the Spanish Main is the source of much of today’s pirate lore. From Long. Exquemelin, A. O. (Alexandre Olivier): The Buccaneers of America: A True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years Upon the Coasts. Fascinating chronicle of the bands of plundering sea rovers who roamed the Caribbean and coastlines of Central America in the 17th century. Detailed accounts.

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Project Page Feedback Known Problems. Again they took him and bound him, hanging stones from his neck and his feet. Some lame parts, but overall quite interesting. Great read for children too.

The Making of the Miskitu People of Nicaragua: A first-hand, and first-rate, account of the Boucaniers of Hispaniola alexanrde their transformation into Buccaneers as they raided and plundered the Spanish Main in the unofficial service of the English and French crowns. My library Help Advanced Exqusmelin Search. Europeans and Island Caribs, – Philip P. Apr 11, Ryan rated it really liked it.

O Exquemelin 26 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. This book is a wonderful way to meet one of my favorite figures in history, Henry Morgan. This is a source text, not literature, so don’t expect it to win a Pulitzer, but it is interesting.


The buccaneers and marooners of America. Return to Book Page. Jun 28, Kagan McLeod rated it it was amazing Shelves: L’Ollonai and Morgan feature prominently in this account, which is almost certainly one of the main sources for Captain Blood.

They unbound him, and he brought them to a hovel, where he had buried a few earthenware dishes, plates and other trash, together with three piece of eight. Paperbackpages. Oliviet the figures in his rogues’ gallery, none stands out more than the oliviet Henry Exquemelij, whose exploits culminated in the seizure and burning of Panama City. For readers intrigued by piracy, maritime history, and drama on the high seas. Great first-hand account of pirating. Published February 26th by Dover Publications first published If you like that kind of thing, and you’re interested in history, this book is worth the time it takes to read it.

Be the first to ask a question about The Buccaneers of America. Dec 01, Rhiannon D’Averc rated it it was amazing. The interesting years of the buccaneers, as told by one of them. These bold plunderers come across as shrewd strategists, crack shots, fine navigators, wild debauchers, and greedy adventurers who frequently engaged in vicious acts of cruelty.

Dec 31, Dan rated it it was amazing. I’ve said before and I’ll say again – first exquemwlin accounts are best. Sep 26, Coy rated it liked it.

O Exquemelin 25 editions published between and in Llivier and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide. To ask other readers questions about The Buccaneers of Americaplease sign up.


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oolivier This was true, as they afterwards discovered. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In he was engaged by the French West India Company and went to Tortugawhere he worked as an indentured servant for three years. The history of the bucaniers of America: Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

In he was engaged by the French West India Company and went to Tortuga, where he stayed for three years. Exquemelin was ilivier a Dutch or Flemish surgeon who purchased his freedom from indentured servitude in the West Indies and joined Henry Morgan and his crew of pirates.

History of the Bucaniers of America, by Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin

exqueemelin Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Extremely rare real original edition of the classic of buccaneering books; only three copies in Dutch public collections.

It is a personal account of “pirating” with the Pirates. O Exquemelin 7 exquemelinn published between and in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. It digresses almost immediately into anecdotes about plants and wildlife, but I love those narrow glimpses of life in the Caribbean.