The Barbary states weren't terrorists as we understand them today.
I highly recommend this book for everyone, but it will be especially valuable to the military history buff, soldier, sailor or marine.
Slavery was a booming industry, not a device used by Muslims to force Europeans or Americans into political concessions.
Fantastic read! If you like maritime battles and history....must read.Published 1 month ago by Michelle S.C. Howard
I thoroughly enjoyed this account of a little studied and largely forgotten event in our history. The decisive results obtained by our courageous ancestors have important... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Richard C. Wolfinger
Really enjoy this history. Written well. Reads like a story.Published 5 months ago by Robert Anthony
An insightfull reminder that the problems of the how the problems in the middle east are centuries old.Published 5 months ago by JonPatrick
In his monograph, Jefferson's War: America's First War on Terror 1801-1805, journalist Joseph Wheelan asserts that the Barbary Wars “waged against Moslem Tripoli… [are] not so... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Zachary W. Schulz
This book deals with the story of the First Barbary War, fought from 1801-1805 between the young United States and the Barbary States in North Africa. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Phil Historian
I got the audio version of this book hoping that it would shed some light on American politics during the Federalist Era, and thus the implications that that era has for the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Hopeless with computers
The Marine Corps Hymn contains the words "From the Shores of Tripoli" . This book goes into great detail on the events that led to the action. Very interesting.Published 9 months ago by colrich