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Author Weiss, Gillian Lee.
Title Captives and corsairs : France and slavery in the early modern Mediterranean / Gillian Weiss.
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2011]

Author Weiss, Gillian Lee.
Subject Slavery -- Africa, North -- History.
French -- Africa, North -- History.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Africa, North -- History.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- France -- History.
Pirates -- Africa, North -- History.
France -- Relations -- Africa, North.
Africa, North -- Relations -- France.
Africa, North -- History -- 1517-1882.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 389 pages) : illustrations, map
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-378) and index.
Contents Mediterranean slavery -- Salvation without the state -- Manumission and absolute monarchy -- Bombarding Barbary -- Emancipation in an age of enlightenment -- Liberation and empire from the Revolution to Napoleon -- North African servitude in black and white -- The conquest of Algiers.
Summary French response to the capture and enslavement of French citizens and subjects by Muslim corsairs in the Mediterranean.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780804777841 (electronic bk.)
0804777845 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 727944971
Additional Format Print version: Weiss, Gillian Lee. Captives and corsairs. Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2011 9780804770002 (DLC) 2010028607 (OCoLC)647773579