Film, Video The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, part 1.
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- The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, part 1.
- Within some 50 years of its discovery, the Americas became a great and growing source of wealth for the Spanish crown. Silks, spices, precious metals and gems flowed across the Pacific to Mexico and Panama as silver and gold were transported across the Gulf of Mexico from Cuba to Spain. Pirates and privateers preyed on these vessels, often as commissioned agents sent out against the enemies of their sovereigns or as renegades for their own personal gain. An all-day symposium, "Pirates and Corsairs of the Americas in History and Literature," was sponsored by the Rare Book and Special Collections Division and the Hispanic Division in conjunction with the "Exploring the Early Americas" exhibition. Featured speakers were Sabrina Guerra, who discussed "Drake and Rogers: Successful Heroes or Frightful Bandits"; and Franklin Knight who presented "Pirates of the Caribbean: An Irregular Form of Imperial Expansion."
- Library of Congress
- Library of Congress. Hispanic Division, sponsoring body
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- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2007-12-08.
- - Biography, History
- - Education
- - Government, Law
- - Group name: Pirates and Corsairs of the Americas in History and Literature.
- - Classification: Education.
- - Classification: General Works.
- - Classification: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation.
- - Classification: History (General) and History of Europe.
- - Classification: Naval Science.
- - Sabrina Guerra, Franklin Knight.
- - Recorded on 2007-12-08.
- - Researchers.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Hispanic Division. The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, part 1. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -12-08, 2007. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688147/.
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Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Hispanic Division, S. B. (2007) The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, part 1. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -12-08. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688147/.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Hispanic Division. The Kislak Pirates Symposium: Panel I, part 1. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -12-08, 2007. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688147/>.