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Piracy, Slavery, and Redemption Barbary Captivity Narratives from Early Modern England

by N. I. Matar

  • ISBN: 9780231119047
  • ISBN10: 0231119046

Piracy, Slavery, and Redemption Barbary Captivity Narratives from Early Modern England

by N. I. Matar

  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
  • Publish date: 09/01/2001
  • ISBN: 9780231119047
  • ISBN10: 0231119046
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Description: These narratives recount the harrowing experiences of Englishmen abducted by the Barbary pirates of North Africa. After being sold into slavery, the narrators succeeded in returning to their homeland where their stories were printed. Never before available in a modern, annotated edition, these tales describe combat at sea, extraordinary escapes, and religious conversion, but they also illustrate the power, prosperity, and piety of Muslims in the early modern Mediterranean. Each narrative is preceded by a brief introduction, and Nabil Matars genera introduction provides important new information about the historical context of captivity and slavery in North Africa.
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Hardbound without dust jacket. Cover is misbound upside down. About 50 page corners with accidental dogears/bends, else gentle wear. Text unmarked.
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