Piracy, Slavery, and Redemption: Barbary Captivity Narratives from Early Modern England (Paperback)

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By Daniel Vitkus (Editor), Nabil Matar (Introduction by)
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Description


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).


Product Details
ISBN: 9780231119054
ISBN-10: 0231119054
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: October 17th, 2001
Pages: 416
Language: English