The Stolen Village. Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates.

By: Ekin Des.

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Very light shelf rubing to edgesand corners, outer edges of pages a little grubby, book slightly cocked. In June 1631 pirates from Algiers and armed troops of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, led by the notorious pirate captain Morat Rais, stormed ashore at the little harbour village of Baltimore in West Cork. They captured almost all of the villagers and bore them away to a life of slavery in North Africa. The Sack of Baltimore was the most devastating invasion ever mounted by Islamist forces on Ireland or England. Des Ekin's exhaustive research illuminates the political intrigues that ensured the capties were left to their fate, and provides a vivid insight into the kind of life that would have awaited the slaves amitd the souks and seraglios of old Algiers.

Title: The Stolen Village. Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates.

Author Name: Ekin Des.

Categories: Irish History, Irish Interest, Cork, Military, West Cork,

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Publisher: Dublin, The O'Brien Press:

ISBN Number: 0862789559

ISBN Number 13: 9780862789558

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good Reading Copy.

Seller ID: 006663

Keywords: IRELAND/IRISH HISTORY/IRISH INTEREST/BALTIMORE/WEST CORK/BARBARY PIRATES