Introduction; Background and Sources; Privateering in the Americas; The Last Pirates Privateering Crews; The Maritime Art of War; Privateer Captains; Privateering ports; The Last Pirate Dens; Privateering vessels; The Anti-Piracy campaign; Bibliography; Commentary on colour artwork
Angus McBride needs little introduction, having established himself over the years as one of the world's most respected and talented artists in his field. He has illustrated a wide array of Osprey titles, covering subjects as diverse as the German Army of World War 2 and the Ancient Assyrians. Angus lives and works in Cape Town, Republic of South Aftica. Angus Konstam has written several books for Osprey, mainly on 18th century subjects. His recent works include Campaign 44 'Pavia 1525' and Elite 67 'Pirates 1660-1730'. Angus previously worked as a Curator of Weapons at the Royal Armouries, Tower of London, and Chief Curator of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum.