The invisible hook the hidden economics of pirates

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 p...

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Main Author: Leeson, Peter T.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Princeton, NJ [u.a.] Princeton Univ. Press 2009
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary: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
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description:XVI, 271 S. Ill.
ISBN:9780691137476