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قراءة كتاب The Story of the Barbary Corsairs

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The Story of the Barbary Corsairs

The Story of the Barbary Corsairs

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دار النشر: Project Gutenberg
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European ship-builders in Barbary, 226—The galley superseded by the galleon or ship, 229—Depredations of the Algerine sailing-ships, 229—Fighting a Turkish caramuzel, 231—Raids on Madeira, Denmark, Iceland, and Ireland, 232—Losses of the French, 234.   XVIII.   The Redemption of Captives. 17th and 18th Centuries 235‑255 Slaves on shore, 235—Dan’s account, 236—Cruelty the exception, 241—Government slaves, 242—Sale of captives, 243—Pitiful history of four Knights of Malta, 244—Cervantes in captivity, 246—Attempts to escape, 247—The Order of the Redemption, 251—Father Dan and the mission of Sanson le Page, 252—Arrival of the new Pasha at Algiers, 253—The Bastion de France, 254—Father Comelin, 255.   XIX.   The Abasement of Europe. 16th to 18th Centuries 256‑273 Arrogance of the Barbary States, 256—Humiliations imposed upon foreign envoys, 257—Extortion of blackmail from European Powers, 259—Treatment of consuls, 260—Piracy on the high sea, 265—Mr. Spratt’s captivity, 266—Ransoms by English government, 267—Adventures of captives, 267—Admiral Blake at Porto Farina, 269—False passes, 270—Failure of all remonstrances, 271-3.   XX.   The United States and Tripoli. 1803-5 274‑291 Piracy on American ships, 274—Threats of the Pirates, 275—Squadrons sent to refuse tribute, 276—Commodore Preble, public@vhost@g@gutenberg@html@files@22169@[email protected]#Page_276" class="pginternal"