Peter Earle

Peter Earle formerly taught at the London School of Economics and is now Emeritus Reader in Economic History at the University of London. He is the author of more than a dozen books on English social and maritime history, including The Sack of Panamá, and The Pirate Wars, among many others. He lives in England.


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Treasure Hunt

Peter Earle
Thomas Dunne Books

“A remarkable book, in which a very wide spectrum of human behavior is on show---from colossal gullibility on the one hand, to extraordinary ingenuity and...


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The Sack of Panamá

Peter Earle
Thomas Dunne Books

Captain Henry Morgan's capture of the city of Panamá in 1671 is seen as one of the most audacious military operations in history. In The Sack of Panamá ,...


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The Pirate Wars

Peter Earle
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

The Pirate Wars takes the romantic fable of oceangoing Robin Hoods sailing under the “banner of King Death” and contrasts it with the murderous reality of...


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