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Captives and corsairs

Gillian Lee Weiss

Captives and corsairs

France and slavery in the early modern Mediterranean

by Gillian Lee Weiss

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Relations,
  • Pirates,
  • Slaves,
  • Emancipation,
  • Slavery,
  • French,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    French response to the capture and enslavement of French citizens and subjects by Muslim corsairs in the Mediterranean.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-378) and index.

    StatementGillian Weiss
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT1345 .W45 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 389 p. :
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25022920M
    ISBN 109780804770002
    LC Control Number2010028607

    Captives of the Barbary States By Cindy Vallar. Between and , Barbary corsairs seized eighty French ships and enslaved 1, men and women. During six months in , they captured more than one thousand Englishmen.   Captives and Corsairs uncovers a forgotten story in the history of relations between the West and Islam: three centuries of Muslim corsair raids on French ships and shores and the resulting captivity of tens of thousands of French subjects and citizens in North : Gillian Weiss.

      Piracy, slavery, captivity, and redemption were compelling subjects in the sixteenth and seventeenth century; Daniel J. Vitkus and Nabil Matar have, in this well-edited volume of early English images of the Islamic world, made them equally fascinating to twenty-first-century academic and lay readers. Book Review of "Captives and Corsairs: France and Slavery in the Early Modern Mediterranean" (by Gillian Weiss)".

      Gillian Weiss in his book on France's relationship with North Africa, Captives and Corsairs: France and Slavery in the Early Modern Mediterranean, stresses that such connections are mistaken. It is as much incorrect to compare the North African "white" slavery with the Atlantic "black" slavery, a point made sometimes by.   Captives and Corsairs makes major contributions to the literature on early modern religion, slavery, diplomacy, and culture. Its municipal, provincial, and overseas perspectives enrich traditional narratives of absolutism and state‐building, create a much‐needed dialogue between early modern and modern histories of France, and demonstrate Author: Junko Thérèse Takeda.


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Through an analysis of archival materials, writings, and images produced by contemporaries, the book Brand: Stanford University Press. Captives and Corsairs uncovers a forgotten story in the history of relations between the West and Islam: three centuries of Muslim corsair raids on French ships and shores and the resulting captivity of tens of thousands of French subjects and citizens in North Africa.

Through an analysis of archival materials, writings, and images produced by contemporaries, the book Brand: Stanford University Press. The western Mediterranean of the early modern period was a sea of piracy in which all nations were active: European as well as North African, Christian as wellAuthor: Nabil Matar.

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