Pinterest • The world’s catalog of images

Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters: White Slavery in the Mediterranean, the Barbary Coast and Italy, 1500-1800 (Early Modern History) by Robert C. Davis http://www.amazon.com/dp/1403945519/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_8ACkub0DKJAH0

50
6

ABC-TV '70s Western, "Barbary Coast," with Doug McClure & William Shatner. They also appeared together on an episode of The Virginian - The Claim S4Ep4

6
1

Annie Green -- a pickpocket who always chose her victims froml white men in the Barbary Coast -- the police never could get anyone to prosecute her as they would not admit having anything to do with a black woman.

54
14
2

Slavery is one of the oldest trades known to man. Much condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in humans was taking place at the same time in the Mediterranean. It is estimated that up to 1.25 million Europeans were enslaved by the slave markets that flourished on the Barbary Coast of North Africa, their lives were just as pitiful as their African…

44
3

Apparently real pirates usually preferred their victims to surrender without a fight - less chance of the goods being damaged that way.

11
2

Prostitutes in San Francisco's Barbary Coast

43
4

European Slavery-The Barbary pirates, sometimes called Barbary corsairs or Ottoman corsairs, were pirates and privateers who operated from North Africa. This area was known in Europe as the Barbary Coast. They engaged in raids on European coastal towns in France, Spain, and Portugal, the British Isles, the Netherlands and Iceland. The main purpose of their attacks was to capture Christian slaves for the Ottoman slave trade as well as the general Arabic market in North Africa and the Middle…

9
3

The History of White Slavery - The Barbary slave trade refers to the White slave markets that flourished on the Barbary Coast of North Africa, or modern-day Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and western Libya, between the 16th and 19th centuries. The European slaves were acquired by local pirates in slave raids on ships and by raids on coastal towns. Men, women and children were captured to such a devastating extent that vast numbers of seacoast towns were abandoned.

18
2

Looney Tunes Barbary-Coast Bunny

16