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Title: The Prisoners Of Algiers An Account Of The Forgotten American Algerian War 1785 - 1797
Description: Oxford University Press, 1966, 1st edition. Cloth, dj, VG/VG. xiii+343pp, b/w frontis, 8pp b/w plates, bibliography, index, rear panel of dustjacket grubby, with the edges rubbed, Hardback with dustjacket. An account of the 'war' between Algeria and the USA. which accured in the early days after American Independence. The USA was lacking money & ill equiped to fight so diplomacy was used to resolve the conflict. No battles were fought and the only casualties were the captured American sailors forced into slave labour whilst peace was negociated.

Keywords: america, history, africa, military, algeria, war

Price: GBP 10.00 = appr. US$ 14.28 Seller: Eastleach Books
- Book number: 23729



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