Spanish Captives in North Africa in the Early Modern Age. Ellen G. Friedman.

Spanish Captives in North Africa in the Early Modern Age

Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1983.

Hardcover. Near Fine. xxvii, 215 pp, with map, bibliography, index. Name written on front pastedown; else fine. No dust jacket. "In this detailed study, Ellen G. Friedman examines this undeclared state of siege that would continue for two hundred years and perpetuate the centuries-old struggle for Christianity and Islam. Drawing on original archival sources, anecdotal materials, and computer analysis, she vividly documents the North African dependence on Spanish hostages, the experience of Christian captives, and the officially-sanctioned efforts to free them."

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