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Books by Charles R. Ewen

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Dead Man's Chest: Exploring the Archaeology of Piracy

This book presents a variety of approaches to better understanding piracy through archaeological investigations, landscape studies, material culture analyses, and documentary and cartographic evidence.

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Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

There is little to distinguish the pirate from the average sailor in the archaeological record. Virtually every pirate-related site yet excavated would not be identified as such without the accompanying historical record. The contributors to this volume combine both material culture and archival research to confirm the exploits of pirates and the ships they sailed.

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X Marks the Spot: The Archaeology of Piracy

The first comprehensive, entertaining look at the artifactual evidence of real pirates, recovered at both shipwrecks and known pirate bases. With 153 b&w illustrations, 20 tables.

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Hernando de Soto Among the Apalachee: The Archaeology of the First Winter Encampment