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Author Auchterlonie, Paul.

Title Encountering Islam : Joseph Pitts : an English slave in 17th-century Algiers and Mecca : a critical edition, with biographical introduction and notes, of Joseph Pitts of Exeter's A faithful account of the religion and manners of the Mahometans, 1731 / Paul Auchterlonie
Published London : Arabian Pub., 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 354 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Part I : Joseph Pitts : sailor, slave, traveller, pilgrim / by Paul Auchterlonie. Introduction -- 1. Algiers: a corsoar state -- 2. Joseph Pitts : the man and his background -- 3. A faithful account of the religion and manners, 1731 -- Conclusion -- Part II : A faithful account of the religion and manners of the Mahometans, by Joseph Pitts of Exeter : the full 1731 text
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-325) and indexes
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Subject Pitts, Joseph, 1662 or 1663-approximately 1735 -- Travel -- Islamic countries.
Pitts, Joseph, 1662 or 1663-approximately 1735. True and faithful account of the religion and manners of the Mohammetans
British -- Islamic countries -- History -- 18th century.
Islam -- Early works to 1800.
Slaves -- Islamic countries -- History -- 18th century -- Biography.
Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Africa, North -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Great Britain -- Relations -- Islamic countries.
Islamic countries -- History -- 18th century.
Islamic countries -- Relations -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Captivity narratives.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Pitts, Joseph, 1662 or 1663-approximately 1735. True and faithful account of the religion and manners of the Mohammetans
ISBN 0957106068 (electronic bk.)
0957106084 (e-book)
9780957106062 (electronic bk.)
9780957106086 (e-book)