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The websites below contain information relating to Moorish (Barbary) corsairs. It is not an exhaustive list, and does not contain serious academic sources. Rather, it’s intended for those who may be interested in a quick introduction to the subject via the Internet. Accordingly, the webpages listed contain fairly brief material. All links were active as of July ’08.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
— a historical overview of Moorish corsairs, told from the British viewpoint
 
 
 
 
 
 
— a historical overview of Moorish corsairs, focusing on U.S. involvement in the 18th and 19th centuries; includes a bibliography
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
— an interesting account of what it was like to be a captive of Moorish corsairs; includes a bibliography:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
— a brief description of famous Barbary corsairs, including the Barbarossa brothers; includes a bibliography
 
 
 
 
 
 
— a slightly more detailed historical account of Barbary corsairs; told from the British viewpoint, and focusing on figures and statistics of ships taken, slaves captured, ransoms paid, etc.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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