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Turks, Moors, and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery

Turks, Moors, and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery
Author: Nabil Matar
ISBN 13: 9780231110150
ISBN 10: 231110154
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 2000-11-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
List Price: $32.00

Through trade, piracy, ambassadorial exchanges, friendship, and marriage, the Muslim was the most frequently encountered non-Christian from the Elizabethan until the early Stuart periods. Uncovering and analyzing hitherto unexamined sources -court depositions, English captives´ memoirs, Arabic chronicles, North African histories, and writi

Muslim World Book Review

Worth [its] weight in gold. . . . Matar´s work adds to the discourse of both orientalism and post-colonialism by providing essential detailed historical analysis of primary sources. . . . Extremely informative and enlightening.