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American slaves and African masters : Algiers and the Western Sahara, 1776-1820 / by Christine E. Sears.

Author/creator Sears, Christine E., 1969-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoNew York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Description240 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction : remembering the "horror of Mahometan vassalage" -- "This world is full of vicissitudes" -- "Far distant from our country, families friends and connections" : American slaves in Ottoman Algiers -- "Once a citizen of the United States of America, but at present the most miserable slave" : Americans and slave community -- "American livestock, now slaves in Algiers" : elite slaves in Ottoman Algiers -- "We set no great value upon money" : a slave economy -- "Sons of sorrow" : American slaves in the Western Sahara -- "Clear the country of all you Christian dogs" : the business of redemption -- Epilogue : a different kind of slavery.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2012028028
ISBN9781137268662 (alk. paper)
ISBN1137268662 (alk. paper)

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