the very remarkable travels of Jan Erasmus, reyning buccaneer
Table of Contents
Introduction to the Second Edition
Preface, by Peter Lamborn Wilson
The Sea Robberies of the Most Famous Pirate Claes G. Compaen
The Other Loose Roving Way of Life: The Very Remarkable Travels of Jan Erasmus Reyning, Buccaneer
Memoirs of the buccaneers.
The Zeer Aanmerkelijke Reysen.
Young Jan Erasmus.
The making of a buccaneer.
Origins of the buccaneers.
Indian influences on the buccaneers.
Mulattos and negroes.
Liberty, equality, and fraternity in the Brotherhood of the Coast.
The struggle for Tortuga and Jamaica.
Consequences of the conquest of Jamaica.
Customs of the coast.
Reyning's first voyage with the Brethren.
Partnership with Rock the Brazilian.
An evil Grail?
Atrocities of the buccaneers.
A hallucinatory way of life.
Reyning and Exquemelin.
The expedition to Panama.
The Brotherhood sets out.
The conquest of Panama.
Trouble on Jamaica.
The end of a pirate.
The Devil's Anarchy: The Politics of Piracy
Hierarchy vs. Anarchy I.
The Golden Age of piracy.
The old, or Jolly, Roger.
A note on Captain Johnson.
Hierarchy vs. Anarchy II.
Anarchy vs. Democracy.
An eternal festival. A brotherhood of pirates. Violence, cruelty, and women. The politics of piracy.