I’m pleased to announce that my history of Blackbeard and the great Caribbean pirate gang, The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down, is now available in Japanese translation.
The new edition — 海賊共和国史 : 1696-1721年 / is its Japanese title — was published by Panrolling of Tokyo and is available at Amazon’s Japanese website and bookstores and online retailers there as both a paperback and an e-book. Thanks to translator Akiko Oono for rendering the book in its tenth foreign edition.
This is my second title to be translated into Japanese, joining American Nations, which is available in a handsome two volume hardcover edition from Iwanami Shoten. (For those there interested in my work, I’m a panelist at the 2021 Asahi World Forum in October, a virtual event this time around.