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Our navy and the Barbary corsairs

by Allen, Gardner Weld

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Navy -- History -- Tripolitan War, 1801-1805.,
  • United States -- History -- Tripolitan War, 1801-1805 -- Naval operations, American.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa, North.,
  • Africa, North -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1783-1815.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gardner W. Allen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE335 .A422
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 354 p.
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23366729M
    LC Control Number26009008

    Bad. The problem with the “Barbary corsairs”, or pirates, was so serious the American navy was created to deal with them. The French navy had protected us but after our independence we were on our own. The North African nations, including Tripoli. In fact, they were detected when they attacked on the night of Febru , but it was too late to help the pirates. Decatur’s men fought their way on board the Philadelphia, and managed to fire her before retreating to the ketch and rowing their way back out of the n Decatur became the Navy’s first hero, and went on to serve valiantly until his death in a duel in

    The stirring story of the seventeenth-century pirates of the Mediterranean-the forerunners of today's bandits of the seas-and how their conquests shaped the clash between Christianity and Islam. It's easy to think of piracy as a romantic way of life long gone-if not for today's frightening headlines of robbery and kidnapping on the high seas.3/5(1).   The Barbary pirates, who had been marauding off the coast of Africa for centuries, encountered a new enemy in the early 19th century: the young United States Navy. The North African pirates had been a menace for so long that by the late s most nations paid tribute to ensure that merchant shipping could proceed without being violently attacked.

      Our navy and the Barbary Corsairs is the most detailed book you could find on the subject, although bias does exist (as you might guess from the title). SC Forester had a good book on the Barbary wars also, but it's much more of an overview. - Explore warfieldcaro's board "Barbary Corsairs", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Barbary coast, Pirates and Famous pirates pins.


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We have new and used copies available, in 36 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ The Barbary pirates, sometimes called Barbary corsairs or Ottoman corsairs, were Ottoman and Berber pirates and privateers who operated from North Africa, based primarily in the ports of Salé, Rabat, Algiers, Tunis, and area was known in Europe as the Barbary Coast, a term derived from the name of its ethnically Berber inhabitants.

Their predation extended throughout the. Our Navy and the Barbary Corsairs. Houghton Mifflin & Co., Boston, New York & Chicago. E'book; Fremont-Barnes, Gregory. The Wars of the Barbary Pirates (London: Osprey, ) Harris, Gardner W. The Life and Services of Commodore William Bainbridge, United States Navy.:Carey Lea & Blanchard, New York.

E'bookLocation: Barbary Coast. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Our navy and the Barbary corsairs, by Gardner W. Allen. Allen, Gardner Weld, View full catalog record.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Our navy and the Barbary corsairs by Allen, Gardner Weld,Houghton, Mifflin and Company edition, Microform in EnglishCited by:   In the early 19th century, the United States Navy and Marines played a small but significant part in the demise of the Barbary corsairs, the pirates who Author: Ian W.

Toll. The Barbary Corsairs By Cindy Vallar. The Barbary corsairs were privateers of the Ottoman Empire rather than pirates. While their exploits sometimes bordered on piracy and some naval captains and admirals had once been pirates, the objective of their raids altered from one of pure plundering and enslavement to a holy war waged against Rome and Christianity.

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that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning : Gardner Weld Allen. Pirates of Barbary is an extraordinary record of the European renegades and Islamic sea-rovers who terrorised the Mediterranean and beyond throughout the seventeenth century.

From the coast of Southern Europe to Morocco and the Ottoman states of Algiers, Tunis and Tripoli, Christian and Muslim seafarers met in bustling ports to swap religions, to battle and to trade goods/5.Our Navy and the Barbary Corsairs.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, pp. (Reprinted by Shoestring). Carr, James A. "John Adams and the Barbary Problem: The Myth and the Record.".Barbary Wars The Barbary Wars were fought between the United States and the North African states known collectively as the Barbary States.

The United States attacked two of these states, Tripoli and Algiers, which were quasi-independent entities nominally belonging to the Ottoman Empire.

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