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Author Weiss, Gillian Lee.

Title Captives and corsairs : France and slavery in the early modern Mediterranean / Gillian Weiss
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 389 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Mediterranean slavery -- Salvation without the state -- Manumission and absolute monarchy -- Bombarding Barbary -- Emancipation in an age of enlightenment -- Liberation and empire from the Revolution to Napoleon -- North African servitude in black and white -- The conquest of Algiers
Summary French response to the capture and enslavement of French citizens and subjects by Muslim corsairs in the Mediterranean
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-378) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject French -- Africa, North -- History.
Pirates -- Africa, North -- History.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- France -- History.
Slavery -- Africa, North -- History.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Africa, North -- History.
Africa, North -- History -- 1517-1882.
Africa, North -- Relations -- France.
France -- Relations -- Africa, North.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010028607
ISBN 0804777845 (electronic bk.)
9780804777841 (electronic bk.)