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Paperback:White gold : the extraordinary story of Thomas Pellow and North Africa's one million European slaves / Giles Milton.:2004 White gold : the extraordinary story of Thomas Pellow and North Africa's one million European slaves / Giles Milton.
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Author: Milton, Giles.
Publication year: 2004
Media class: Paperback
Classification: 306.362
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 2004.
ISBN: 0340794704 9780340794708 (pbk): 7.99
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In the summer of 1716, a Cornish cabin boy named Thomas Pellow and 52 of his comrades were captured at sea by the Barbary corsairs. Thousands of Europeans had been snatched from their homes and taken in chains to the great slave markets of Algiers, Tunis and Sale in Morocco to be sold to the highest bidder. Originally published: 2004.
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This is an amazing/ untold true story of the White Slave trade ( You did not know there was one did you? ). Estimates of a million Europeans captured and sold into slavery in North Africa. Gangs of pirates raiding the villages on the coasts of Ireland & England capturing men,women and children. The book even mentions pirates rampaging through the streets of Hull! It's not right to compare 2 evils, but read the horrors inflicted on these captives by the despot ruler of Morocco and the cruelty seems more barborous than even that of the West Indian Slave trade. A fascinating story of this period and one man's escape to tell the tale. Well written, a page turner, I can't recommend this highly enough
11/09/18
Wellsey
East Riding
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