Historical piracy resources

Al-Qasimi, Sultan Muhammad. The Myth of Arab Piracy in the Gulf.  Kent, UK: Croom Helm Ltd, 1986.

Anderson, Olive. 'British Governments and Rebellion at Sea.' The Historical Journal III, no. I (1960): 56-84.

Baer, Joel. 'An Account of the Tryals of Captain J Golden,' in British Piracy in the Golden Age: History and Interpretation, 1660-1730, edited by Joel H Baer: London: Pickering and Chatto, 2007.

Barbour, Violet. 'Privateers and Pirates of the West Indies.' The American Historical Review 16, no. 3 (1911): 529-66.

Craze, Sarah. 'Prosecuting Privateers for Piracy: How Piracy Law Transitioned from Treason to a Crime against Property.' The International Journal of Maritime History 28, no. 4 (2016): 654-70.

Dampier, William. Journal of William Dampier in the South Seas Relating His Adventures as a Pirate in the South Seas, Following His Departure from Bartholomew Sharp and Journey over Land with the Help of Central American Indians. 1681-91. Available through: Adam Matthew, Marlborough, Empire Online. (accessed: 9 August 2018)

Davies, Charles E. The Blood-Red Arab Flag: An Investigation into Qasimi Piracy 1797 - 1820.  Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 1997.

Dickinson, Edwin D. 'Is the Crime of Piracy Obsolete?'. Harvard Law Review 38, no. 3 (1925): 334-60.

Earle, Peter. The Pirate Wars.  London: Methuen Publishing, 2003.

Exquemelin, A O. Bucaniers of America, or, a True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years Upon the Coasts of the West-Indies by the Bucaniers of Jamaica and Tortuga, Both English and French: Wherein Are Contained More Especially the Unparallel'd Exploits of Sir Henry Morgan, Our English Jamaican Hero Who Sack'd Puerto Velo, Burnt Panama, &C. Henry E Huntington Library, London: William Crooke, 1684.

Galvin, Peter R. Patterns of Pillage: A Geography of Caribbean-Based Piracy in Spanish America, 1536-1718.  New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc, 1999.

Gosse, Philip. The History of Piracy. Second ed.  London: Cassell & Co, Ltd, 1954.

Heller-Roazen, Daniel. The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations.  New York: Zone Books, 2009.

Johnson, Captain Charles. A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates. 3rd edition. edited by David Cordingly. London: Conway Maritime Press, 1998.

Lambert, Frank. The Barbary Wars: American Independence in the Atlantic World.  New York, USA: Hill & Wang, 2005.

Lane, Kris. Pillaging the Empire: Global Piracy on the High Seas 1500-1750. Second ed.  New York: Taylor & Francis, 2016.

Leeson, Peter T. The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates.  New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2009.

Lilius, Aleko E. I Sailed with Chinese Pirates.  New York: D Appleton and Company, 1931.

Lincoln, Margarette. British Pirates and Society, 1680-1730. London: Ashgate Publishing, 2014.

Liss, Carolin. Oceans of Crime: Maritime Piracy and Transnational Security in Southeast Asia and Bangladesh.  Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2011.

Little, Benerson. Pirate Hunting: The Fight against Pirates, Privateers and Sea Raiders from Antiquity to the Present. Washington DC: Potomac Books, Inc, 2010.

Lydon, James G. Pirates, Privateers, and Profits.  New Jersey: The Gregg Press, Inc, 1970.

McCarthy, Matthew. Privateering, Piracy and British Policy in Spanish America 1810-1830.  Woodbridge, UK: Boydell Press, 2013.

Murray, Dian H. Pirates of the South China Coast.  California: Stanford University Press, 1987.

Ong-Webb, Graham Gerard, ed. Piracy, Maritime Terrorism and Securing the Malacca Straits, IIAS/ISEAS Series on Maritime Issues and Piracy in Asia. Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2006.

Parker, Richard B. Uncle Sam in Barbary.  Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2004.

Petrie, Donald A. The Prize Game: Lawful Looting on the High Seas in the Days of Fighting Sail.  Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1999.

Rediker, Marcus. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Merchant Seamen, Pirates and the Anglo-American Maritime World 1700-1750.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.

Rediker, Marcus. Villains of All Nations: Atlantic Pirates in the Golden Age.  Massachusetts: Boston Press, 2004.

Ritchie, Robert C. 'Captain Kidd and the War against the Pirates,' Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1986.

Rodger, N A M. 'The Law and Language of Private Naval Warfare.' Mariner's Mirror 100, no. 1 (2014): 5-16.

Rubin, Alfred P. The Law of Piracy. Second ed.  New York: Transnational Publishers, Inc, 1998.

Smith, Aaron. The Atrocities of Pirates. Third ed.  London: Prion, 1997.

Stark, Francis R. 'The Abolition of Privateering and the Declaration of Paris,' in Studies in History, Economics and Public Law, edited by Faculty of Political Science of Columbia University. New York: Columbia University, 1897.

Starkey, David J. 'Voluntaries and Sea Robbers: A Review of the Academic Literature on Privateering, Corsairing, Buccaneering and Piracy.' the Mariner's Mirror 97, no. 1 (2011): 127-47.

Tarling, Nicholas. Piracy and Politics in the Malay World: A Study of British Imperialism in 19th Century South-East Asia.  Melbourne: FW Cheshire, 1963.

Tinniswood, Adrian. Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests, and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean, New York: Riverhead Books, 2010.

Trocki, Carl A. Prince of Pirates: The Temenggongs and the Development of Johor and Singapore 1784-1885.  Singapore: NUS Press, 1979.

Warren, James Francis. The Sulu Zone 1768-1898.  Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1981.

Winston, Alexander. No Purchase, No Pay: Sir Henry Morgan, Captain William Kidd, Captain Woodes Rogers in the Great Age of Privateers and Pirates, 1665-1715.  London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1969.

Wolf, John B. The Barbary Coast: Algiers under the Turks, 1500-1830.  New York: Norton, 1979.

Young, Adam J. Contemporary Maritime Piracy in Southeast Asia: History, Causes and Remedies. Maritime Issues and Piracy in Asia.  Singapore: ISEAS Publishing, 2007.

Zacks, Richard. The Pirate Coast.  New York: Hyperion, 2005.

Zacks, Richard. The Pirate Hunter.  New York: Hyperion, 2002.

Zahedieh, Nuala. ''A Frugal Prudential and Hopeful Trade': Privateering in Jamaica, 1644-89.,' in Naval History, 1500-1680, edited by Jan Glete. The International Library of Essays on Military History. Hants, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2005.