Piracy, Slavery, and Redemption: Barbary Captivity Narratives from Early Modern England (Paperback)
At last 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.
About the Author
Daniel Vitkus is assistant professor of English at Florida State University. He is the editor of Three Turk Plays from Early Modern England (Columbia, 2000).