White Women Captives in North Africa: Narratives of Enslavement, 1735-1830 by K. Bekkaoui

White Women Captives in North Africa: Narratives of Enslavement, 1735-1830

byK. Bekkaoui

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A fascinating anthology of historical narratives composed from the late sixteenth to early nineteenth centuries by European women abducted by Muslim corsairs and enslaved in North Africa during the age of piracy. Many of the narratives are very rare and are by women coming from diverse social and economic backgrounds.

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KHALID BEKKAOUI  has a Ph.D in cultural and comparative studies from Abdelmalek Assaidi University, Tetuan, Morocco. He is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at Sidi Mohammed Ben Abdallah University, Fez, and is the author of Signs of Spectacular Resistance: The Spanish Moor and British Orientalism (Najah: 1998).
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Title:White Women Captives in North Africa: Narratives of Enslavement, 1735-1830Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:November 24, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023022198X

ISBN - 13:9780230221987

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Bibliography
Note on Editorial Method
NARRATIVES
Remarkable History of the Countess Du Bourks Shipwreck, and Her Daughters Captivity, 1735
Notable History of a Spanish Girl, Slave to Ali Dey, 1735
Maria van Ter MEETELEN. The Exact Narrative of the Voyage and Strange and Sad Captivity during Twelve Years of Myself Maria Ter Meetelen, 1748
Elizabeth MARSH. The Female Captive, 1769
Mary VELNET. An Affecting History of the Captivity and Sufferings of Mrs. Mary Velnet, 1806
Maria MARTIN. History of the Captivity and Sufferings of Maria Martin, 1807
Eliza BRADLEY. An Authentic Narrative of the Shipwreck and Sufferings of Mrs. Eliza Bradley,1820
Viletta LARANDA. Neapolitan Captive: Interesting Narrative of the Captivity and Sufferings of Miss Viletta Laranda, 1830
APPENDEXES
Accusations and confessions of Ana de Melo, a free Christianized Muslim, residing in Evora, incarcerated for heresy, 1559
Dorothe, a Spanish Girl, Captive in Algiers, in 1580
Testimony of the Woman from Canary Islands, 1610
Relation of the Fidelity of a Husband, and the Unfaithfulness of his Wife, 1666
The Spanish Girl Who Scratched her Face, 1698
Old Arabic ballad on corsair forays on Malta and capture of fair Christian girls.
Extracts from Penelope Aubins, Noble Slaves, 1722
The Bey Weds a Genoise Slave, 1720s
The Irish Mrs. Jones and the lascivious Janissary, 1747
Old Womans Tale, 1759
An Empress of Morocco Born at Mill of Steps, Parish of Muthill, 1769
Letter from a Muslim Female Captive in Malta to Sultan of Morocco, 1788
A Particular Account of the Royal Harem, 1791
Ali and the Christian Captive, 1891