Americans and Islam, Historically speaking

by PETER MANSEAUIn 1807, American readers were titillated by a potboiler entitled "History of the captivity and sufferings of Mrs. Maria Martin." Click here to get it free from Google Books.It was a salacious story, was summed up by its pithy subtitle: "Who was six years a slave in Algiers, two of which she was … Continue reading Americans and Islam, Historically speaking