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Captives : Britain, Empire and the world, 1600-1850

Author: Linda Colley
Publisher: London : Pimlico, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ranging over a quarter of a millennium and four continents, this book uncovers the lives, deaths and autobiographical writings of a vital but forgotten constituency.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Colley
ISBN: 0712665285 9780712665285
OCLC Number: 223804004
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published by Jonathan Cape in 2002.
Description: xvii, 438 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Mediterranean: 1. Tangier; 2. The Crescent and the sea; 3. Telling the tale; 4. Confronting Islam --
Part II. America: 5. Different Americans, different Britons; 6. War and a new world; 7. Revolutions --
Part III. India: 8. Another passage to India; 9. The tiger and the sword; 10. Captives in uniform --
Epilogue. To Afghanistan and beyond --
Appendix. The Capitivity archive.
Responsibility: Linda Colley.

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