- Pirates vs. Privateers. Kuhl, Jackson // dig;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p16
The article offers information on the difference between pirates and privateers.
- Pirates' last stand. Scudder, Brian // African Business;Mar2000, Issue 252, p17
Reports on the Somali government's use of private security forces to deal with piracy off the Somali coast. Effects of piracy on shipping activities in the country; Incidents illustrating the seriousness of piracy in Somalia; Targets of the private security force.
- A HISTORY OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. Lawrence, Mary J. // Parliamentarian;2013 Cayman Islands, p2
The article offers information on the legislative assembly of Cayman Islands. The Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly has turned these islands into democracy, where the rule is for and by its people. Earlier Cayman Islands were home to pirates and privateers who used to plunder the ships of...
- The three faces of a swashbuckler. Babaluk, Neil // Canada's History;2010, Vol. 90 Issue 4, p27
The article presents an overview of the distinct definitions of the words pirates, privateers, and buccaneers as they were used to describe swashbucklers in the Caribbean Sea during the 1600s and 1700s. It defines a pirate as one who commits crimes on the open sea with no allegiance to any...
- A rum do. Boxer, Charles // History Today;Sep92, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p50
Reviews the book `Pirates and Privateers of the Caribbean,' by Jennifer Marx.
- War makes thieves, peace hangs them. Burlingame, Roger // American Heritage;Feb1957, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p10
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...
- In Peril On The Sea. Robinson, Simon; Rice, Xan; Elegant, Simon; Wosnitza, Regine // Time International (South Pacific Edition);11/14/2005, Issue 45, p46
The article reports that Somalia coast has become a pirates' paradise. Over the past seven months, Somali pirates have attacked 25 vessels, and are becoming more aggressive and skillful. Somalia, which boasts the longest coastline in Africa, is no easy place to monitor. Without an effective...
- Mad money rules Mogadishu. Ahmed, Farhiya Ali // African Business;May2012, Issue 386, p46
The article reports that Mogadishu, Somalia, is one of the most dangerous places on Earth, and is raking in fortunes for various players, including pirates and security companies. It states that the pirates operate off the coast of Somalia, and the ransom demanded and received are in millions....
- Book Review: Reference books. Peters, John // School Library Journal;May95, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p133
Reviews the book `Pirates and Privateers of the Americas,' by David F. Marley.