White Gold: The Extraordinary Story of Thomas Pellow and North Africa's One Million European Slaves

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This is the forgotten story of the million white Europeans, snatched from their homes and taken in chains to the great slave markets of North Africa to be sold to the highest bidder. Ignored by their own governments, and forced to endure the harshest of conditions, very few lived to tell the tale.Using the firsthand testimony of a Cornish cabin boy named Thomas Pellow, Giles Milton vividly reconstructs a disturbing, little known chapter of history. Pellow was bought by the tyrannical sultan of Morocco who was constructing ...

White Gold: The Extraordinary Story of Thomas Pellow and North Africa's One Million European Slaves 2005, Hodder Murray

ISBN-13: 9780340794708

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