1. Toshiya Ueno, “Piracy Now and Then,” http://nettime.org/Lists-Archives/nettime-l-9810/msg00105.html. Ueno here refers to Daniel Defoe, author of Robinson Crusoe (1719) and A General History of the Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pirates (1724); the latter book was written by Captain Charles Johnson, an alleged pen name of Defoe.
2. For information about the historical reconstruction of sea piracy as a contemporary myth, see Martin Parker, “Pirates, Merchants and Anarchists: Representations of International Business,” Management and Organizational History 4 (2009): 167–185.
1. Readers interested in piracy should consult the bibliography at the end of the book, which lists the main texts from which ...