The Resource Pirates of Barbary : corsairs, conquests, and captivity in the seventeenth-century Mediterranean, Adrian Tinniswood

Pirates of Barbary : corsairs, conquests, and captivity in the seventeenth-century Mediterranean, Adrian Tinniswood

Label
Pirates of Barbary : corsairs, conquests, and captivity in the seventeenth-century Mediterranean
Title
Pirates of Barbary
Title remainder
corsairs, conquests, and captivity in the seventeenth-century Mediterranean
Statement of responsibility
Adrian Tinniswood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Relates the story of the seventeenth-century pirates of the Mediterranean and how their conquests shaped the clash between Christianity and Islam
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909/.09822096
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • DT201
  • DT201
LC item number
  • .T56 2010b
  • .T56 2010b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Pirates of Barbary : corsairs, conquests, and captivity in the seventeenth-century Mediterranean, Adrian Tinniswood
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [325]-333) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prosperity at sea: the Mediterranean world -- Where are the days?: the making of a pirate -- Hellfire is prepared: turning Turk on the Barbary Coast -- The land hath far too little ground: Danseker the Dutchman -- Your majesty's new creature: pardons and pragmatism under James I -- Rich caskets of home-spun valour: fighting back against the pirates -- Treacherous intents: the English send a fleet against Algiers -- Fishers of men: The sack of Baltimore -- Woeful slavery: William Rainborow's 1637 expedition to Morocco -- The yoke of bondage: a slave's story -- Deliverance: the liberation of Barbary captives -- The greatest scourge to the Algerines: the occupation of Tangiers -- Breaches of faith: making peace with Barbary -- No part of England: The evacuation of Tangiers -- The king's agent: Life in late-seventeenth century Tripoli -- The last corsair: colonialism, conquest, and the end of the Barbary pirates
Control code
535490564
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xx, 343 pages
Isbn
9781594487743
Lccn
2010023421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (CaEvSKY)sky231406333
  • (OCoLC)535490564

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