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Leeson, Peter T., 1979-
The invisible hook : the hidden economics of pirates / Peter T. Leeson
Alternate Title Hidden economics of pirates
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  G535 .L44 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Pirates -- History -- Economic aspects
Physical Description xvi, 271 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-255) and index
Contents The invisible hook -- Vote for Blackbeard. The economics of pirate democracy -- An-arrgh-chy. The economics of the pirate code -- Skull & bones. The economics of the Jolly Roger -- Walk the plank. The economics of pirate torture -- Pressing pegleg. The economics of pirate conscription -- Equal pay for equal prey. The economics of pirate tolerance -- The secrets of pirate management -- Epilogue: omnipresent economics -- Postscript: you can't keep a sea dog down. The fall and rise of piracy

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