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Title: Renato Beluche: Smuggler, Privateer and Patriot, 1780-1860.
Description: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press. 1983. (ISBN: 080711054X) Hard Cover with dust jacket. 300 pp, large 8vo. B&w photos, maps. "Renato Beluche played many roles in the turbulent world of the nineteenth-century Caribbean. He was a merchant sea captain as well as a successful privateer. He was Simon Bolivar's favorite admiral as well as an active partner in the affairs of the Laffite brothers. He fought both as a revolutionary and as a defender against revolt. He was a patriot in the eyes of eight American nations and a brigand in the eyes of England and France. In tracing the course of Beluche's chameleonlike career, this biography..gives us a panoramic view of the complex affairs of the Caribbean during one of the most volatile periods in its history.." Very minor edge wear to boards, small faint mark to top of textblock, tiny stain on fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, light rubbing, light fading to spine color. Very Good/Very Good.

Keywords: Renato Beluche, Caribbean, Sea Captains, Privateers, Simon Bolivar, Laffite, Latin America, Louisiana Gulf Coast, New Orleans, Smugglers, Smuggling, Grande Terre, Venezuela, Cartagena, Wars of Independence, Andrew Jackson, Barataria, Tennessee Volun 08071

Price: US$ 25.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 25953

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