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By Jenna Black

ISBN-10: 1451606796

ISBN-13: 9781451606799

Nikki Glass can song down any guy. but if her most up-to-date consumer seems to be a real descendant of Hades, Nikki now discovers she can’t die. . . .

Crazy because it sounds, Nikki’s manhunting talents are actually god-given. She’s a dwelling, respiring descendant of Artemis who has stepped into a seize set by way of the kids of the gods. Nikki’s new “friends” contain a descendant of Eros, who makes use of intercourse as a weapon; a descendant of Loki, whose methods aren't any guffawing topic; and a half-mad descendant of Kali who thinks she’s a secret agent.

But strongest of all are the Olympians, a rival extended family of immortals trying to wreck all Descendants who refuse to bow all the way down to them. within the everlasting conflict of fine god/bad god, Nikki might make a divine weapon. but when they suspect she’ll give up with out a struggle, the gods needs to be loopy. . . .

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Johnson, General History, 587. 40. Rediker, Between the Devil, 269. 41. E. J. Hobsbawm, Bandits (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1969), 8. 42. Johnson, General History, 82. 43. Johnson, General History, 84. 44. Quoted in Burg, Sodomy, 156. 45. Grace Fox, British Admirals and Chinese Pirates 1832–1869 (London: Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1940). 46. Ng Chin-Keong, Trade and Society: The Amoy Network on the China Coast, 1683–1735 (Singapore: Singapore University Press, 1983). 47. Dian Murray, “Mid-ch’ing Piracy: An Analysis of Organizational Attributes,” Ching-shih wen-ti 4, no.

Pérotin-Dumon’s article is centered on that tension and its political meaning and consequences. This political question of definition had legal consequences, among others: the tension was resolved in law and regulation. David J. Starkey’s first article is an examination of the ways in which the early British state attempted to set the dividing lines between legitimate and illegitimate raiding. The tension between the early modern state and the early modern pirate was not only a matter of politics, but also of economics; not just power, but also money.

52. Ellen G. : University of Wisconsin Press, 1983). 53. Emilio Sola, Cervantes y la Berbería: Cervantes, mundo-turco-berberisco y servicios secretos en la época de Felipe II (Madrid: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1996). 54. Thomas Baker, Piracy and Diplomacy in Seventeenth-Century North Africa: The Journal of Thomas Baker, English Consul in Tripoli, 1677–1685, ed. C. R. , the British Consul: Comprising Authentic Memoirs and Anecdotes of the Reigning Bashaw, His Family, and Other Persons of Distinction: Also, An Account of the Domestic Manners of the Moors, Arabs, and Turks, 2d ed.

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