The Resource The pirates Laffite : the treacherous world of the corsairs of the Gulf, William C. Davis, (ebook)

The pirates Laffite : the treacherous world of the corsairs of the Gulf, William C. Davis, (ebook)

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The pirates Laffite : the treacherous world of the corsairs of the Gulf
Title
The pirates Laffite
Title remainder
the treacherous world of the corsairs of the Gulf
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William C. Davis
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Language
eng
Summary
At large during the most colorful period in New Orleans' history, from just after the Louisiana Purchase through the War of 1812, privateers Jean and Pierre Laffite made life hell for Spanish merchants on the Gulf. Pirates to the US Navy officers who chased them, heroes to the private citizens who shopped for contraband at their well-publicized auctions, the brothers became important members of a filibustering syndicate that included lawyers, bankers, merchants, and corrupt US officials. But this allegiance didn't stop the Laffites from becoming paid Spanish spies, disappearing into the fog of history after selling out their own associates. William C. Davis uncovers the truth about two men who made their names synonymous with piracy and intrigue on the Gulf
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1946-
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Davis, William C.
Dewey number
976.3/05/0922
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Laffite, Jean
  • Laffite, Pierre
  • Pirates
  • Pirates
  • Privateering
  • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815
  • Electronic books
  • Louisiana
  • Mexico, Gulf of
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adult
Label
The pirates Laffite : the treacherous world of the corsairs of the Gulf, William C. Davis, (ebook)
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780547350752
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11992325
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remote
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11992325
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MWT11992325
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The pirates Laffite : the treacherous world of the corsairs of the Gulf, William C. Davis, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547350752
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11992325
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11992325
System control number
MWT11992325
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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