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Amazing piece of forgotton history,
This review is from: The Stolen Village: Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates (Paperback)
This is an amazing book chronicalling a rarely spoken of history of white slavery. Although the writer focuses on the fates of the villagers of Baltimore his wide lens views the lives of many white English and European slaves and the decadent playground of North Africa with its fearsome pirate hordes.He paints a real breathing picture of the harems,jails, societies cities, and high seas of the time.I took this book on a holiday to Morocco enjoying the link geographically with the events in this book so perhaps I'm particular biased, but it was a fantastic read and I highly reccomend it.