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By Michael Newton

Prepared crime has performed an important social position in cultures around the globe. this is often the 1st e-book to set up a timeline of world equipped criminality, which spans 8 millennia. Entries are prepared chronologically and signify many points of the legal underground, together with the delivery of significant avid gamers in crime in addition to cops, the invention or invention of gear and guns, the construction of legislation enforcement corporations, and the passage of statutes proper to the keep an eye on of illegal activity. A generally invaluable exam of prepared crime, this e-book encompasses all international locations, races, religions and political philosophies.

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29 1687 • 1691 May: Pirate John Read takes £25,000 from a ship off the west coast of India, then sails for Madagascar, where his worm-eaten vessel sinks on arrival. News of war between England and France reaches the Caribbean, prompting pirate Laurens de Graaf to accept a French naval commission. June 1–4: Dissatisfied with the loot obtained from Cartagena in May, pirates return to pillage the city again, in a four-day orgy of looting. July 8: Thomas Pound rallies a small force of pirates on Lovell’s Island, in Boston Harbor.

April: British pirate George Booth seizes the 1705 • 1708 Speaker, a 450-ton slave ship with 50 guns, off Majunga, Madagascar. April 11: Authorities at Leith, Scotland, hang Captain Thomas Green and two of his officers for seizure of the Speedy Return, actually committed by John Bowen’s buccaneers. May 24: Laurens de Graaf dies at some uncertain point on the Gulf coast of modern Alabama or Mississippi, after establishing a French colony near present-day Biloxi. June: John Quelch and his pirates return to Boston, where they are arrested.

29 1687 • 1691 May: Pirate John Read takes £25,000 from a ship off the west coast of India, then sails for Madagascar, where his worm-eaten vessel sinks on arrival. News of war between England and France reaches the Caribbean, prompting pirate Laurens de Graaf to accept a French naval commission. June 1–4: Dissatisfied with the loot obtained from Cartagena in May, pirates return to pillage the city again, in a four-day orgy of looting. July 8: Thomas Pound rallies a small force of pirates on Lovell’s Island, in Boston Harbor.

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