Publications

Here’s a current list of my publications. I write for both public and academic audiences.

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Books
Academic Articles

  • “The Problem and Potential of Piracy: Legal Changes and Emerging Ideas of Colonial Autonomy in the Early-Modern British Atlantic, 1670 – 1730,” Journal of Maritime Research, Volume 18, No. 2 (November 2016), p. 123 – 137.

  • “The Social Construction of Crime in Colonial America: Piracy as a Case Study,” The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences 6, No. 6 (March, 2012), 75 – 88.


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History Articles

  • “‘It Cannot Be Helped:’ On Facing Death as Calmly as a Pirate,” Aeon-Psyche, April 22, 2021.

  • “The Revenge of Anne and Mary,” Medium and Truly Adventurous, October 8, 2019.

  • “Pirates: Hard, Violent, Unpredictable,” History Today, 68:2, February 2018, 24 – 35.

  • “Trading Places: Smuggling and the American Revolution,” History Today, March 9, 2017.

  • “Atlantic Piracy in the Eighteenth Century,” The Gazette, August 2015.

  • “The Many Deaths of Captain Kidd,” History Today 65:7, July, 2015), 7.


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Guest Blogs

Book Reviews

  • “Review: Mark Hanna, Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570 – 1740,” Journal of Maritime Research, Vol. 18, No. 2 (November 2016)

  • “Review: Stephanie Kirk and Sarah Rivett, eds., Religious Transformations in the Early Modern Americas,” Itinerario [forthcoming]

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