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HSTY 235 Pirates in the Early Modern World

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Electronic Full Text Collections

These full-text online archives contain many documents related to the history of piracy. 

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Primary Source Documents Online

Library of Congress Piracy Trials Collection - These primary source documents cover pre-1923 piracy trials.

Library of Congress "Golden Age of Piracy" - This collection of links leads to everything from webcasts to primary source documents to prints and photographs of pirates and piracy.

Proceedings of the Old Bailey - A searchable edition of nearly 200,000 criminal trials held in London's court.

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