Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Slaves in Algiers: A Struggle for Freedom” as Want to Read:
Slaves in Algiers: A Struggle for Freedom
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Slaves in Algiers: A Struggle for Freedom

2.7  ·  Rating details ·  67 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
A small booklet with basic historical information etc.
Paperback, 109 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Copley Publishing Group
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Slaves in Algiers, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Slaves in Algiers

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Zefi
May 22, 2015 rated it it was ok
Update on 24th May 2015
I decided to give two stars instead of the initial one, since after some thought, the work did grow a bit in me.
The reason why I feel this play has some merit is not because it is merely pleasing to watch or read (it is not particularly so), nor because it deals with the topics it takes up in ways I find satisfying. I believe it is interesting because it tries to deal with some issues in a complicated manner, and considering the context and time in which it was written, th
...more
Colford Bennet
Our living history group put on the play at our "Women's History Weekend" in 2009.
Lisa Phillips
Oct 13, 2012 rated it it was ok
This is not something I will be likely to read ever again. It is a play staged as a captivity narrative. White women are held captive by a "Moorish" sultan...blah, blah, blah.
Melissa
Aug 26, 2011 rated it it was ok
An old American play written by a woman about American captives on the Barbary coast. Some solid feminist ideas, but full of racism. Not a win.
Chrisanne
Dec 15, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: historical
Ah! The emotions! :)
Annie
rated it liked it
Sep 17, 2011
Jessica
rated it it was ok
Feb 08, 2012
Jenny
rated it liked it
Mar 31, 2012
Liam
rated it liked it
Aug 03, 2014
Philip
rated it it was amazing
Dec 12, 2013
Chris
rated it it was ok
Apr 09, 2008
Susi Ju
rated it liked it
May 19, 2015
Lr
rated it it was ok
Mar 10, 2013
Sara
rated it liked it
Apr 30, 2017
Nick
rated it really liked it
Dec 29, 2011
Jane
rated it really liked it
Jan 04, 2015
Nikki
rated it did not like it
Nov 15, 2015
Brittany
rated it it was amazing
Oct 05, 2017
Leslie
rated it liked it
Jan 07, 2017
Kayla
rated it it was ok
Feb 08, 2013
Susi Ju
rated it liked it
Nov 09, 2015
Mary Alice Martin
rated it liked it
Feb 01, 2014
Joshua Shrader
rated it liked it
Jul 05, 2017
Elisabeth
rated it it was amazing
Jan 01, 2016
Katy Evans
rated it liked it
Jul 09, 2015
Chelsea Foster
rated it did not like it
Dec 26, 2016
Christopher Mckee
rated it really liked it
Aug 10, 2014
Mitchell
rated it really liked it
Sep 19, 2013
Marisol
rated it liked it
Mar 04, 2009
Elisabeth G. Wolfe
rated it did not like it
Dec 26, 2013
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
62268
Susanna Rowson, née Haswell (1762-1824) was a British-American novelist, poet, playwright, religious writer, stage actress and educator.

Rowson was the author of the novel Charlotte Temple - the most popular bestseller in American literature until Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin was published in 1852.
More about Susanna Rowson...