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Baer, Joel. Pirates of the British Isles. Gloucestershire, UK: Tempus, 2005.

Bold in Her Breeches: Women Pirates Across the Ages. Ed. Jo Stanley. London: HarperCollins, 1995.

Breverton, Terry. The Pirate Dictionary. Louisiana: Pelican, 2004.

Brozik, Matthew David; and Jacob Sager Weinstein. The Government Manual for New Pirates.  Kansas: Andrews McMeel, 2007.

Bruining, Amy E.  Historic Latta Plantation. North Carolina: Latta Place, 2007.

Budde-Jones, Kathyrn. Coins of the Lost Galleons. Florida: Printing-Action Graphics, 2004.

Captured by Pirates. Ed. John Richard Stephens. California: Fern Canyon, 1996.

Carpenter, John Reeve. Pirates: Scourge of the Seas. New York and London: Sterling, 2006.

Cawthorne, Nigel. Pirates: An Illustrated History. London: Arcturus, 2003.

Choundas, George. The Pirate Primer. Ohio: Writer’s Digest, 2007.

Cordingly, David. Under the Black Flag. New York: Random, 2006.

___. Women Sailors and Sailors’ Women. New York: Random, 2001.

Creighton, Margaret S.; and Lisa Norling. Iron Men, Wooden Women Gender and Seafaring in the Atlantic World, 1700-1920. Baltiomore and London: Johns Hopkins UP, 1998.

Dammann, Gordon. Pictorial Encyclopedia of Civil War Medical Instruments and Equipment (Volume 3). Montana: Pictorial Histories Publishing, 1997.

Davis, Maurice. History of the Hammock House and Related Trivia. North Carolina: Beaufort Historical Association, 1984.

Druett, Joan. She Captains: Heroines and Hellions of the Sea. Worldwide: Simon & Schuster,2000.

Day, Jean. Blackbeard and the Queen Anne’s Revenge. North Carolina: Golden Age Press,2007.

Duffus, Kevin P. The Last Days of Blackbeard the Pirate. North Carolina: Looking Glass, 2008.

Eastman, Tamara J.; and Constance Bond. The Pirate Trial of Anne Bonny and Mary Read. California: Fern Canyon, 2000.

Gosse, Philip. The Pirates’ Who’s Who. South Carolina: Bibliobazaar, 2007.

Grant, Russsell. The Illustrated Dream Dictionary. New York: Sterling, 1996.

Hoffman, Margaret. Blackbeard: A Tale of Villainy and Murder in Colonial America. North Carolina: Coastal Plains, 1998.

Hornberger, Francine. Mistresses of Mayhem: The Book of Women Criminals. Indiana: Alpha,2002.

Hurmence, Belinda. Before Freedom: When I Just Can Remember. North Carolina: John F. Blair, 2009.

___. My Folks Don’t Want Me To Talk About Slavery. North Carolina: John F. Blair, 2005.

___. We Lived in a Little Cabin in the Yard. North Carolina: John F. Blair, 2006.

Johnson, Charles. A General History of the Robberies & Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates. London: Conway Maritime, 2002.

Konstam, Angus. Piracy: The Complete History. Oxford: Osprey, 2008.

___. The Pirate Ship, 1660-1730. Oxford: Osprey, 2003.

Lee, Robert E. Blackbeard the Pirate: A Reappraisal of His Life and Times. North Carolina: John F. Blair, 1992.

Lewis, Brenda Ralph. The Pirate Code: From Honorable Thieves to Modern-Day Villains. Connecticut: Lyons, 2008.

Lewis, Jon E. The Mammoth Book of Pirates. Philadelphia and London: Running Press, 2006.

Little, Benerson. The Sea Rover’s Practice: Pirate Tactics and Techniques, 1630-1730. Washington D.C.: Potomac, 2007.

Lubber, William. Pirateology. Massachusetts: Candlewick, 2006.

Marine Research Society. The Pirates Own Book: Authentic Narratives of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers. New York: Dover, 1993.

Meltzer, Milton. Piracy and Plunder: A Murderous Business. New York: Dutton, 2001.

Nelson, James L. The Only Life That Mattered. Ithaca: McBooks Press, 2004.

Pickering, David. Pirates. New York: Collins, 2006.

Pringle, Elizabeth Waties Allston (Patience Prentice). A Woman Rice Planter. New York: Macmillan, 1913.

Pringle, Patrick. Jolly Roger: The Story of the Great Age of Piracy. New York: Dover, 2001.

Pyle, Howard. The Book of Pirates. New York: Dover, 1921.

Rankin, Hugh F. Pirates of Colonial North America. North Carolina: Office of Archives and History – North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 2008.

Rediker, Marcus. The Slave Ship: A Human History. New York: Penguin, 2007.

Riley, Sandra. Sisters of the Sea: Anne Bonny and Mary Read, Pirates of the Caribbean. Florida: Riley Hall, 2003.

Ritchie, Robert C. Captain Kidd and the War Against the Pirates. Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1986; and Barnes and Noble, 2006.

Roberts, Nancy. Blackbeard and Other Pirates of the Atlantic Coast. North Carolina: John F.Blair, 2007.

Seitz, Don C. The Tryal of Capt. William Kidd For Murther and Piracy. New York: Dover, 2001.

Selinger, Gail; and W. Thomas Smith Jr. The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Pirates. New York: Penguin, 2006.

Sharp, Anne Wallace. Daring Pirate Women. Minneapolis: Lerner, 2002.

Stead, W. T. “The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon.” Pall Mall Gazette. July, 1885. W. T. Stead Resource Web Site. July, 2009.

Steele, F. O. Women Pirates. New York, Lincoln and Shanghai: iUniverse, 2007.

Turnage, Sheila. North Carolina (Third Edition). California: Fodor’s Travel Publications, 2002.

Vlack, John Michael. Back of the Big House. North Carolina: U of NC Press, 1993.

Whedbee, Charles Harry. Pirates, Ghosts, and Coastal Lore. North Carolina: John F. Blair, 2007.

Wilde-Ramsing, Mark. “Queen Anne’s Revenge Shipwreck Project”: Research Report. North Carolina. NC Underwater Archeology Branch, Department of Cultural Resources, 2009.

Williams, Jeffrey S. Pirate Spirit: The Adventures of Anne Bonney. New York, Lincoln andShanghai: iUniverse, 2007.

Yolen, Jane. Sea Queens: Women Pirates Around the World. Massachusetts: Charlesbridge, 2008.

Zepke, Terrance. Pirates of the Carolinas. Florida: Pineapple, 2005.

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