Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-220) and index.
Raiding and piracy -- Life in captivity -- Captives and renegades -- Liberating the captives: family-initiated responses -- Liberating the captives: communal and institutional responses -- The finances of ransoming -- Epilogue: Freedom and reintegration.
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