The Resource Anne Bonny : the infamous female pirate, Phillip Thomas Tucker, (electronic resource)

Anne Bonny : the infamous female pirate, Phillip Thomas Tucker, (electronic resource)

Label
Anne Bonny : the infamous female pirate
Title
Anne Bonny
Title remainder
the infamous female pirate
Statement of responsibility
Phillip Thomas Tucker
Title variation
Infamous female pirate
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the most famous female pirate in history provides a remarkable personal odyssey from a time when women were almost powerless and at the lowest level of the social order on both sides of the Atlantic. This new biographical work fills considerable gaps in Anne Bonny's life beyond her mythology to rescue an actual person for posterity. After turning her back on everything she knew growing up in South Carolina to find a sense of personal freedom, Anne Bonny sailed the Caribbean's pristine waters during the Golden Age of Piracy in the early eighteenth century. Few accurate records exist about these law-breakers, whose lifestyles called for hanging. Fortunately, Anne Bonny was a notable exception to the rule, as she was caught off the Jamaican coast and tried by a court of law, whose records have fortunately survived. So, who was the real Anne Bonny? A heartless prostitute, a bloodthirsty psychopathic, or a compassionate woman of faith and courage? Such a fundamental question has not been adequately answered by historians for 300 years. It is now time to take a fresh look at the life of Anne Bonny to present a corrective view into not only her story but also the seldom explored, but incredibly rich, field of women's history. The Anne Bonny mythology is today popularly told in Starz channel's Black Sails and the video game Assassin's Creed
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1953-
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Tucker, Phillip Thomas
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Bonny, Anne
  • Women pirates
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Anne Bonny : the infamous female pirate, Phillip Thomas Tucker, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11945613
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11945613
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11945613
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11945613
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Anne Bonny : the infamous female pirate, Phillip Thomas Tucker, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11945613
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11945613
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11945613
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11945613
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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