The Kings of Algiers is a book that traces the rise and fall of the Bacri and Busnach families, who were influential Jewish traders in the Mediterranean during the Napoleonic Wars. Author Julie Kalman restores their story to the histories of trade and diplomacy in the region, highlighting an age of competitive imperialism and nascent nationalism.
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