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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 determination on the other.”...

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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 , Peter Earle masterfully retells...

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The Pirate Wars

Peter Earle

Thomas Dunne Books

Investigating the fascination pirates hold over the popular imagination, Peter Earle takes the fable of ocean-going Robin Hoods sailing under the "banner of King Death" and contrasts it with the...

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