Ebook download for mobile free White Gold: The Extraordinary Story of Thomas Pellow and Islam's One Million White Slaves 9781466807273

White Gold: The Extraordinary Story of Thomas Pellow and Islam's One Million White Slaves

White Gold: The Extraordinary Story of Thomas Pellow and Islam's One Million White Slaves

by Giles Milton

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781466807273
Pages: 336
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 9 Mb
Date posting: 2021-04-14
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The true story of white European slaves in eighteenth century Algiers, Tunis, and Morocco In the summer of 1716, a Cornish cabin boy named Thomas Pellow and fifty-one of his comrades were captured at sea by the Barbary corsairs. Their captors--Ali Hakem and his network of Islamic slave traders--had declared war on the whole of Christendom. France, Spain, England and Italy had suffered a series of devastating attacks. Thousands of Europeans ...