The Resource Jewish pirates of the Caribbean, Edward Kritzler, (electronic resource)

Jewish pirates of the Caribbean, Edward Kritzler, (electronic resource)

Label
Jewish pirates of the Caribbean
Title
Jewish pirates of the Caribbean
Statement of responsibility
Edward Kritzler
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Contributor
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
At the end of the fifteenth century, the Spanish Inquisition forced many Jews to flee the country. The most adventurous among them took to the high seas as freewheeling outlaws. In ships bearing names such as Prophet Samuel, Queen Esther, and Shield of Abraham, they attacked and plundered the Spanish fleet while forming alliances with other European powers to ensure the safety of Jews living in hiding. Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean is the entertaining saga of a hidden chapter in Jewish history, and of the cruelty, terror and greed that flourished during the Age of Discovery. Among the many daring figures to feature in the book are: 'the Great Jewish Pirate' Sinan, Barbarossa's second-in-command; Rabbi Samuel Palache and his brother, Joseph, who went from commanding pirate ships to founding the first openly Jewish community in the New World; and Abraham Cohen Henriques, and arms dealer who used his cunning and economic muscle to find safe havens for other Jews. Filled with high-seas adventures including encounters with Captain Morgan and other legendary pirates - and detailed portraits of cities stacked high with plunder, such as Port Royal, Jamaica, Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean captures a gritty and glorious era of history from an unusual and eye opening perspective
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1941-
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Kritzler, Edward
Dewey number
972.9004942
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Jews
  • Jewish pirates
  • Electronic books
  • Caribbean Area
Target audience
adult
Label
Jewish pirates of the Caribbean, Edward Kritzler, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11692833
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11692833
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11692833
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Jewish pirates of the Caribbean, Edward Kritzler, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11692833
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11692833
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11692833
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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