Guy Chet is the author of he Ocean is a Wilderness: Atlantic Piracy and the Limits of State Authority, 1688-1856. It’s a really interesting scholarly work that digs down into the idea of how long piracy in the Atlantic actually lasted and what finally brought it to a half.
We’re going deep into post-Golden Age piracy, economics, and history on this one.
In this episode:
How long Atlantic piracy actually lasted and why
What actually brought Atlantic piracy to an end
Where they went after
Some interesting ways to look at and interpret history
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