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Author Panzac, Daniel.

Title Barbary Corsairs : the end of a legend, 1800-1820 / by Daniel Panzac ; translated from the French by Victoria Hobson and completed by John E. Hawkes

Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (x, 352 pages) : illustrations, maps
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Series The Ottoman Empire and its heritage ; v. 29
Ottoman Empire and its heritage ; v. 29
Contents List of Illustrations; Introduction; Chapter One: The Bases of Privateering; Chapter Two: Of Ships and Men; Chapter Three: The Corsair Campaigns; Chapter Four: Privateering and the Economy; Chapter Five: The Maghreb's Maritime Trade at the End of the Eighteenth Century; Chapter Six: From Privateering to Shipping; Chapter Seven: The Commercial Fleets of the Maghreb; Chapter Eight: The Maghrebi Merchants and their Trade; Chapter Nine: The Western Counter; Chapter Ten: The Maghreb Faces up to its Problems; Epilogue; Appendix; Sources; Bibliography; Index of Names; Index of Ships
Summary This book deals with three main points of the History of the Barbary corsairs : a renewed presentation of privateering, the original and unknown attempt of conversion of the privateers to seaborne trade, their failure and elimination from the Mediterranean after 1816
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-345) and index
Subject Africa, North -- History -- 1517-1882.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1429427809 (electronic bk.)
1433704676 (electronic bk.)
9781429427807 (electronic bk.)
9781433704673 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Corsaires barbaresques. English