Iceland and Algiers

Many have the impression of Algiers before the French made it a colony in the third decade of the nineteenth century and subjected its people to all manner of suffering

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A Captive Economy

  A recent publication by a distinguished professor of History, Daniel Hershenzon, brings into focus how “In the early modern western Mediterranean, a wide range of individuals, networks, and institutions

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Charles Mace

Charles Mace and his wife figure significantly in several of the novels, and was in fact the British Consul General in Algiers for several years. I hope that the liberties

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First Impressions… from the Sea

The setting for The Muhammad Amalfi Mysteries is Algiers in the final decades of the Ottoman Regency. Like Camus who yearned for a future in which the city he loved

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will it be War?

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