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White Slaves, African Masters

An Anthology of American Barbary Captivity Narratives

White Slaves, African Masters( )
Editor: Baepler, Paul Michel
Series title:Historical Studies of Urban America Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-03403-4
Publication Date:Jan 1999
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $146.00
Book Description:

Some of the most popular stories in nineteenth-century America were sensational tales of whites captured and enslaved in North Africa. White Slaves, African Masters for the first time gathers together a selection of these Barbary captivity narratives, which significantly influenced early American attitudes toward race, slavery, and nationalism. Though Barbary privateers began to seize North American colonists as early as 1625, Barbary captivity narratives did...
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Book Details
Pages:324
Detailed Subjects: History / Africa / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.54 cm
Book Weight:0.574 Kilograms



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