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Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean: How a Generation of Swashbuckling Jews Carved Out an Empire in the New World in Their Quest for Treasure, Religious Freedom--and Revenge

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3.4 out of 5
Based on 189 Ratings and 111 Reviews

Book Description
In this lively debut work of history, Edward Kritzler tells the tale of an unlikely group of swashbuckling Jews who ransacked the high seas in the aftermath of the Spanish Inquisition. At the end of the fifteenth century, many Jews had to flee Spain and Portugal. The most adventurous among them took to the seas as freewheeling outlaws. In ships bearing names such as the Prophet Samuel, Queen Esth... More
Book Information
PublisherAnchor
BindingPaperback (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages352
ISBN-100767919521
ISBN-13978-0767919524
Publication Date11/03/2009
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About Edward Kritzler (Author) : Edward Kritzler is a published author. A published credit of Edward Kritzler is Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean: How a Generation of Swashbuckling Jews Carved Out an Empire in the New World in Their Q... more
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4/24/2009 Will Mac said: This is a serious history book with a wry title. It will re-program your brain's understanding of the discovery of the New World. I also think it would serve as great fodder for any historical fiction writers out there.
tags: pirates, history, Jewish

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