TITLE

War makes thieves, peace hangs them

AUTHOR(S)
Burlingame, Roger
PUB. DATE
February 1957
SOURCE
American Heritage;Feb1957, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides some insights into the economics of piracy and privateering in the United States. Piracy began with legalized plunder along the American coast. Privateering was a free, adventurours, exciting life where the privateer is entirely on his own. A pirateer is authorized to capture enemy ships loaded with contraband of war.
ACCESSION #
22555467

 

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