Author James Wadsworth presents a Global Look at Piracy

Tuesday, August 207:00—8:30 PMConference Room 2nd FloorBillerica Public Library15 Concord Road, Billerica, MA, 01821

Professor Wadsworth will present a brief discussion of what piracy is, and how it has been used (or misused) in our popular culture. He will then reveal some of the interesting things we can learn about piracy when we look at it on a global scale through the lens of reality.

About the presenter: James Wadsworth is a historian of Colonial Latin American and World History. He is interested in the linkages between social, institutional, and religious history and the big historical questions that defy easy answers. His newest book, published in March 2019, is entitled Global Piracy: A Documentary History of Seaborne Banditry.

For more information on James Wadsworth: https://www.stonehill.edu/directory/james-wadsworth/

Sponsored by the Billerica Public Library Foundation

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