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Pirates Of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the 17th-Century Mediterranean - Adrian Tinniswood
Pirates Of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the 17th-Century Mediterranean
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780224085267 (0224085263)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Pages no: 300
Edition language: English
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Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
2.0 Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean
Okay, look, I came into this researching English relations with pirates in the 1600s, which is what this book is about, and had the information I needed, and the Anglo-centrism STILL annoyed the crap out of me. I know that the author's area of study is England, but 100% of his sources are English, a...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century
bookshelves: african-continent, nonfiction, pirates-smugglers-wreckers, autumn-2012, published-2010, turkish-and-or-ottoman-root, afr-morocco, afr-tunisia, afr-algeria, war Read from September 09 to October 23, 2012 Read by Clive ChaferOverview - The true story that's "bloody good entertainment"...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0
Read by Clive ChaferOverview - The true story that's "bloody good entertainment" (New York Times) about the colorful and legendary pirates of the 17th century.If not for today's news stories about piracy on the high seas, it'd be easy to think of pirating as a romantic way of life long gone. But not...
JasonKoivu
JasonKoivu rated it
4.0 Pirates Of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the 17th-Century Mediterranean
RRRRRRRRrrrrandstuff...Okay, so this may not be as wild and fantastical as The Pirates of the Caribbean, but Adrian Tinniswood did a great job bringing this version of swashbuckling history to life. There are some salacious tales of daring, but Pirates of Barbary goes beyond the expected stereotypes...
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