History’s Gillian Weiss’ book featured for French translation

Gillian WeissThe French translation of, Captives and Corsairs: France and Slavery in the Early Modern Mediterranean, by Gillian Weiss,associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in the Department of History, was featured in the literary supplement of Le Monde, the leading French-language newspaper.

The book examines the history of relations between the West and Islam and tells the story of raids that led to the captivity of French subjects and citizens in North Africa.