Picture Of Piracy In The Strait Of Malacca

Picture Of Piracy In The Strait Of Malacca

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Map of the Strait of Malacca.

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Modern Piracy

Facts about modern sea-criminals who are often called "pirates".

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Pirate Books

Pirate books can give you incredible insights into real lives on the pirate sea, long before modern literature and art transformed how we view these old adventurers and thieves who terrorized the seas during the time known as Golden Age of Piracy. Descriptions of real accounts, documents, wrecks, and exploits of real people can transform you into an age when piracy was real.

Somali Pirates

Throughout the history times of war and poverty always had big effect on the creation of pirate activity. This effect can even today be observed of the coast of Somalia, where instable governments, civil wars and widespread poverty and crime created the need for massive pirate fleets that endanger the lives of thousands each year.

Female Pirates

Piracy was almost always a lifestyle choice that men partake in, but during the history of piracy and Age of Sail naval combat, several women managed to become part of that society. Learn more about female pirate here.