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December 2nd

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Department
History
Course
HIST 1005
Professor
Shayne Clarke
Semester
Fall

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December 2, 2013 Types of Pirates Pirate: Person who robs, conducts illegal trade, or trades by force on the sea or in coastal towns Privateer: pirates licensed by the state using privately owned and manned vessels Corsair: privateers of the Ottoman Empire on the Barbary Coast (N. Africa) in the 16  and 17   th century Buccaneer: runaway bond servants, often slaves, who raided Spanish colonies and ships along the  American coast in the second half of the 17  century Wakô: East Asian pirates, at first Japanese and Korean, then predominately Chinese in the 13 ­16 th th  century (Ming Dynasty) Came about because of Chinese attitudes toward foreign trade and a Japanese culture of  lawlessness during the sengoku era, when daimyo competed for opportunity for foreign trade,  and losers often turned to sponsoring piracy (privateers)  Cantonese “water world” made it very easy for piracy to prosper in the area So may potential hiding spots in various inlets and islands Know the silver trade Where it came from, where it’s going, what its influence is Silver is the “fuel that kept the economy running” The fact that so much could be made from the shipping industry was a key for
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