Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

The recently released film The Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides provides an  opportunity to examine pirate imagery in popular culture.

Explore the topic of pirates with reliable reference content and primary sources. Content includes:

  • An overview of the history of pirate imagery in film and literature
  • An in-depth Need to Know article that looks at the evolution of pirate iconography throughout history, from 1883’s Treasure Island to the Pirates of the Caribbean films of today
  • A fun and interesting Examine section, giving you the chance to delve deeper into a pirate’s world by exploring the average background of a pirate, clothing style and type, language and slang, and the typical vessels pirates used to plunder the high seas.

Start exploring now!


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