This post may contain affiliate links. Read the disclosure. Now I want to share the whole list with you with the addition of my notes about writing. Each item on the list has a direct link to the essay, so please, click away and indulge yourself. Once you open the package, you have to eat the whole goddamn thing.
Reflections on Exile and Other Essays : Edward W. Said :
A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the most notorious Pyrates is a book published in Britain containing biographies of contemporary pirates ,  which was influential in shaping popular conceptions of pirates. Its author uses the name Captain Charles Johnson , generally considered a pseudonym for one of London's writer-publishers. The prime source for the biographies of many well-known pirates, the book gives an almost mythical status to the more colourful characters, and it is likely that the author used considerable licence in his accounts of pirate conversations. First appearing in Charles Rivington 's shop in London, the book sold so well that by an enlarged fourth edition had appeared. English naval historian David Cordingly writes: "It has been said, and there seems no reason to question this, that Captain Johnson created the modern conception of pirates. Barrie author of Peter Pan featuring Captain Hook both identified Johnson's General History of the Pyrates as one of their major influences, and Stevenson even borrowed one character's name Israel Hands from a list of Blackbeard's crew which appeared in Johnson's book. The author has remained unknown in spite of numerous attempts by historians to discover his identity.
Reflections on Exile and Other Essays
This page: A. The Aristocratic Age : C. The Democratic Age : D. The Chaotic Age : 20th Century.
These prewar doctrines formed the basis of the wartime policy by which the Union Army confiscated, freed and eventually enlisted fugitive slaves. The fugitive , Shawn Lequin Braddy, 37, opened fire on Montgomery County police officers as they closed in on him Tuesday afternoon, officials said. After falsely identifying King as the fugitive they were looking for, the officers arrested him before allegedly beating and choking him to the point of unconsciousness.