Blackbeard's Last Fight

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Blackbeard's Last Fight: Pirate Hunting in North Carolina, 1718

This book tells the dramatic story of the operation mounted to rid the world of Edward Teach, the notorious pirate in the Americas infamously known as Blackbeard.

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Speaking engagements

Angus is available for lectures and speaking engagements. Angus Konstam makes regular public appearances, giving talks and lectures on a range of historical topics. He has delivered these at a range of events, from small gatherings to full-scale conferences.

British Sailor of the Second World War

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Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate

tells the dramatic story of how the Royal Navy transformed ordinary citizens into first-rate and fearless sailors and navy personnel during World War II.

Recent titles

Recent titles

Angus is the author of over sixty books. Recent titles include, There was a Soldier (selected as Waterstone's Scottish Book of the Month for June 2009), the critically acclaimed Sovereigns of the Sea, Piracy: The Complete History, and Blackbeard, his well-received biography of the notorious pirate.

General

Ancient World Commanders

7th U-Boat Flotilla: Dönitz’s Atlantic Wolves (London, 2003)
ISBN 0-7110-2957-1

Ancient World Commanders
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Compendium Publishing
ISBN-10: 1906347298
ISBN-13: 978-1906347291


Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN-10: 047175885X
ISBN-13: 978-0471758853

The British Sailor of the Second World War
Publisher: Shire Library)
Paperback: 56 pages
ISBN-10: 0747812373
ISBN-13: 978-0747812371
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BlackBeard
The Civil War: A Visual Encyclopaedia [Contributory author]
PRC Publishing (London, 2002)
ISBN 1-85648-608-7
448 pages, 550 illustrations, 120,00 word text
[General Editor for title, one of four contributors, wrote 35,000 words of text and captions]

Civil War Ghost Stories
Thunder Bay Press ( Chrysalis Books)
ISBN 13-978-1-59223-482-0
192 pages, 100 illustrations, 60,000 word text



The Pocket Book of Civil War Battle Sites :From Manassas to Atlanta
Book Sales Publishing (London, 2004)
ISBN: 0-7858-192-07
256 pages, 100 illustrations including maps, 50,000 words text

The History of Pirates
The Pocket Book of Civil War Weapons
Book Sales Publishing (London 2004)
ISBN: 0-7858-191-93
256 pages, 100 illustrations including maps, 50,000 words


Ghost Ships: Tales of Abandoned, Doomed and Haunted Vessels
Greenwich Editions (an imprint of Chrysalis Books - London 2005)
ISBN 0-86288-738-0
144 pages, 60 illustrations, 70,000 word text

History of Pirates (New York, 1999)
Lyons Press (History Book Club Selection, 1999,also published as; Atlas Beuetwzüge zur See - Bechtermünz Verlag GmBH, Augsburg, 1999)
ISBN 1-55821-969-2
192 Pages, 200 Illustrations, including maps, 70,000 word text


History of Shipwrecks ( New York, 1999)
The Lyons Press (History Book Club Selection, 1999, also published as; Atlas Versunkener Schiffe – Bechtermünz Verlag GmBH, Augsburg, 1999)
ISBN 1-55821-970-6
192 Pages, 200 Illustrations, including maps, 70,000 word


The History of Pirates
Hunt the Bismarck
Naval Institute Press (Annapolis, 2003)
ISBN 1-902579-79-8
96 Pages, 80 illustrations, including maps, 30,000 word text

Lock & Load: Weapons of the US Military
(London, 2002) [Contributory author]
ISBN 1-85648-634-6 Sterling Publications
256 pages, 500 illustrations, 100,00 word text [One of five contributors, wrote 20,000 words of text and captions]

The Battle of the North Cape
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN-10: 184415856X
ISBN-13: 978-1844158560
Kindle ASIN: B008O8HF6M

Pirates: Predators of the Seas
Hardcover: 240 pages
Publisher: Thalamus Publishing
ISBN-10: 1902886186
ISBN-13: 978-1902886183

Rome: A Photographic Journey

PT-boats: US Navy Torpedo Boats
Ian Allan Ltd. (Spearhead Series No. 18) (London 2005)
ISBN: 0-71103-044-8
104 pages, 60 illustrations including maps, 40,000 word text

Rome: A Photographic Journey
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Compendium Publishing
ISBN-10: 1905573723
ISBN-13: 978-1905573721

Salerno 1943 : The Allied Invasion of Italy
Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN-10: 184415517X
ISBN-13: 978-1844155170

US Forces in the Pacific:
1st US Marine Division and PT Boat Squadrons

Hardcover: 192 pages
Publisher: Chartwell Books (December 30, 2007)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0785823301
ISBN-13: 978-0785823308

Warships: From the Galley to the Present Day
PRC Publishing Ltd. (London, 2001)
ISBN 1-85648-60-1
256 Pages, 400 Illustrations, including maps, 80,000 word text (one of three co-authors)

Titles

Angus is the author of over seventy books, many of which are listed here. His most recent books are listed on this page, including There was a Soldier (selected as Waterstone's Scottish Book of the Month for June 2009), the critically acclaimed Sovereigns of the Sea, Piracy: The Complete History, and Blackbeard, his well-received biography of the notorious pirate.

Other titles for various publishers can be found in the following links