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The Barbary Rovers By John Finnemore
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The Barbary pirates operated for over 300 years from the time of the expulsion of the Moors from Spain in 1492 until the occupation of Algiers by France in 1831. More than one million Europeans were... More > seized in raids on Europe's coasts while citizens from every white nation whose ships sailed the seas, fell victim to the Muslim slave traders. This book, first published in a time when authors could speak freely, pulls no punches on the racial undertones to the North African slave trade, and provides a complete overview of the rise of the “Scourge of Christendom” until its destruction at the hands of combined European and American military strikes in the early nineteenth century. “Mr. Shaler, the American consul, saw them, and he remarked that the horrors of the negro slave trade were tender mercies when compared with the sufferings which were inflicted upon the inhabitants of Italy and Spain by these detestable barbarians."< Less
The Barbary Rovers  By John Finnemore
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The Barbary pirates operated for over 300 years from the time of the expulsion of the Moors from Spain in 1492 until the occupation of Algiers by France in 1831. More than one million Europeans were... More > seized in raids on Europe's coasts while citizens from every white nation whose ships sailed the seas, fell victim to the Muslim slave traders. This book, first published in a time when authors could speak freely, pulls no punches on the racial undertones to the North African slave trade, and provides a complete overview of the rise of the “Scourge of Christendom” until its destruction at the hands of combined European and American military strikes in the early nineteenth century. “Mr. Shaler, the American consul, saw them, and he remarked that the horrors of the negro slave trade were tender mercies when compared with the sufferings which were inflicted upon the inhabitants of Italy and Spain by these detestable barbarians."< Less
Barbary Rovers By John Finnemore
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Barbary Rovers by John Finnemore, first published in 1912. This book gives a short but fascinating history of the Barbary pirates from the time the Moors were driven from Spain in 1492 until the... More > overthrow of Algeria by France in the late 1800's. For nearly four hundred years, the Barbary pirates were the terror of the Mediterranean and took thousands of Christian European captives. The story of their depredations is both tragic and entertaining. Once the United States split from Britain, its ships were no longer protected by British tribute. Instead of agreeing to pay a corrupt ransom to robber pirates, however, the young republic took matters into their own hands. It was the Americans, therefore, who after hundreds of years of shameful tolerance by European powers, put an end to the Barbary pirates. The Barbary Wars of the early 19th century were a great source of pride to Americans, not only because they defeated a nefarious band of sea-robbers, but because they stood on principle.< Less
White Slavery in the Barbary States By Charles Sumner
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Written by one of America’s most famous slavery abolitionist activists of the mid-nineteenth century, this astonishing book provides a fascinating insight into a period of history now largely... More > suppressed from view by political correctness—the time when at least one million Europeans were seized and sold into slavery by the nonwhites of North Africa. The author provides a full background to the Islamic slave trade in white people and includes little-known details such as how the Muslim pirates even seized groups of Pilgrims on their way to North America.< Less
America and the Barbary Pirates: An International Battle Against an Unconventional Foe By Jimmy Dale
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Excellent reading from the library of congressional archives.
America and the Barbary Pirates: An International Battle Against an Unconventional Foe By Jimmy Dale
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Excellent reading from the library of congressional archives.
Pirates of the Mediterranean Sourcebook By Matt deMille
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This book provides all the details needed to fully explore the Mediterranean. Listings of towns and cities provide targets and havens for pirate crews, clashing cultures provide both allies and... More > enemies for pirates as they are all pirates themselves, advanced rules for Character creation according to time period draw one further into the ancient world of the Barbary Coast, and the dark shadows of old world superstitions add an element of magic to your adventures. Requires: "Pirates Ye Olde Core Rules"< Less
Pirates of the Mediterranean Sourcebook By Matt deMille
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This book provides all the details needed to fully explore the Mediterranean. Listings of towns and cities provide targets and havens for pirate crews, clashing cultures provide both allies and... More > enemies for pirates as they are all pirates themselves, advanced rules for Character creation according to time period draw one further into the ancient world of the Barbary Coast, and the dark shadows of old world superstitions add an element of magic to your adventures. Requires: "Pirates Ye Olde Core Rules"< Less
Our Pirate War: How the U.S. and its Navy defeated pirate bands off of North Africa (1783-1807) By Philip Blake
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."Our Pirate War" is a concise history of the first foreign war of the United States. The first five U.S. presidents all were challenged by attacks by North African Barbary pirate states... More > from the end of the Revolutionary War until 1815. But Thomas Jefferson dealt with this most often as an American diplomat in Europe, as Secretary of State in the first administration of President George Washington, and as the third President. Jefferson expanded the infant American Navy, dispatched a fleet to the Mediterranean, and promoted and fired its commodores. His leadership and that of fellow Presidents Washington, Adams, Madison and Monroe set precedents for American diplomatic and naval leadership which carry on to this day. In the process, attacks by Morocco, Algiers, Tunis and Tripoli were subdued and American trade and shipping gained strength in the Mediterranean and along the Atlantic coast of Europe.< Less
Our Pirate War: How the U.S. and its Navy defeated pirate bands off of North Africa (1783-1807) By Philip Blake
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."Our Pirate War" is a concise history of the first foreign war of the United States. The first five U.S. presidents all were challenged by attacks by North African Barbary pirate states... More > from the end of the Revolutionary War until 1815. But Thomas Jefferson dealt with this most often as an American diplomat in Europe, as Secretary of State in the first administration of President George Washington, and as the third President. Jefferson expanded the infant American Navy, dispatched a fleet to the Mediterranean, and promoted and fired its commodores. His leadership and that of fellow Presidents Washington, Adams, Madison and Monroe set precedents for American diplomatic and naval leadership which carry on to this day. In the process, attacks by Morocco, Algiers, Tunis and Tripoli were subdued and American trade and shipping gained strength in the Mediterranean and along the Atlantic coast of Europe.< Less