Britain and Barbary
Parker, Richard B., The International Journal of African Historical Studies
Britain and Barbary. By Nabil Matar. Gainesville, Fla.: University Press of Florida, 2005. Pp. 172; appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $59.85.
Nabil Matar is professor of English and chair of the Department of Humanities and Communication at the Florida Institute of Technology. This book is the third and final essay in his study of Britain and the Islamic world. In it he turns to the impact of Barbary on the culture and history of Britain-to its role in the "nation formation" of that country. He focuses largely on the impact of North Africa on English drama and literature, on the social consequences of the large numbers of Britons held captive in Barbary, and on the change of …
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Publication information: Article title: Britain and Barbary. Contributors: Parker, Richard B. - Author. Journal title: The International Journal of African Historical Studies. Volume: 40. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 1, 2007. Page number: 164+. © Boston University 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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