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Buccaneers and Bathing Huts - A Voyage from Calais to Cadiz

ByFishesEye Publishing

This book will interest anyone who enjoys, for instance, humorous travel writing, Bill Bryson, William Dalrymple, Stephen Clarke, history (particularly nautical/piratical), or anecdotal recipe books.  The author travels the length of the European Atlantic coast, in search of the legacy of “day raiders”, in the widest sense of the term, through the ages: Vikings, English monarchs, pirates and corsairs, bohemians, tourists…. Then-and-now sketches of the major pirate ports along the Atlantic coast of Europe. Liberally sprinkled with recipes relating to local characters, places and events. The author's observations are interspersed with an edited compilation of humorous, period travel accounts. Extra Features:    - 100+ B&W illustrations: photos, line art, period engravings and posters - 40+ fish and alcoholic recipes, all with a nautical / buccaneering theme - Nautical glossary of English and French terms of piratical interest

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Publication Date
Aug 4, 2006
Language
English
Category
History
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
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By (author): FishesEye Publishing

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PDF

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