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Fighting ships and prisons; the Mediterranean galleys of France in the age of Louis XIV [by] Paul W. Bamford. With drawings by John W. Ekstrom.


Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press [1973] .
ISBN 9780816606559, 0816606552

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Subjects France.
Frankreich.
Galè€res -- France.
Galleys -- France -- History -- 17th century.
Galleys.
Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715.
Louis XIV, roi de France, 1638-1715.
Marine.
Mittelmeer.
Description x, 380 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-361).
Contents The Uses of Galleys -- Limitations of the Oar -- The Base at Marseilles -- Building and Victualing the Galley Corps -- Officers and the Crown -- Chaplains, Lower Officers, and Freeman Crew -- The Procurement of Slaves -- Condemnations to the Oar -- Life Aboard -- Life Ashore -- Releases and Escapes -- The Transition to Prisons --
Genre History.
Geographic Area France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)654452
(OCoLC)ocm00654452
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bamford, Paul W. 1921-
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