Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean

Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean

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The stirring story of the seventeenth-century pirates of the Mediterranean-the forerunners of today's bandits of the seas-and how their conquests shaped the clash between Christianity and Islam.

It's easy to think of piracy as a romantic way of life long gone-if not for today's frightening headlines of robbery and kidnapping on the high seas. Pirates have existed since the invention of commerce itself, but they reached the zenith of their power during the 1600s,… (more)

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Publisher: Riverhead (November 11, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 1.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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