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Angela Sutton is working on her PhD in Atlantic History at Vanderbilt University. In her doctoral dissertation, she uses 17th century Dutch, English, and German sources to investigate piracy and the culture of lawlessness surrounding the Atlantic slave trade in Africa and the Americas. Angela has recently joined the editorial team of History Compass Exchanges. Her articles are available online at
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Atlantic Orientalism: How Language in Jefferson’s America Defeated the Barbary Pirates

by Angela Sutton • 20 Dec 09
Posted in: Pirates and Piracy [5] | Article