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Five Maritime Myths From the Golden Age of Sail

The history of the high seas gets twisted, too

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The Age of Sail remains one of the most romanticized eras of our history, but it brings with it some myths that have taken firm hold over the years, many of which are on display in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. Since those were never meant as history, I’ll give them as pass (well, at least the…

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Paul Combs

Paul Combs

Writer, bookseller, would-be roadie for the E Street Band. My ultimate goal is to make books as popular in Texas as high school football...it may take a while.