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As If Silent and Absent Bonds of Enslavement in the Islamic Middle East

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ISBN-10: 0300126182

ISBN-13: 9780300126181

Edition: 2007

Authors: Ehud R. Toledano

List price: $27.00
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This groundbreaking book reconceptualizes slavery through the voices of enslaved persons themselves, voices that have remained silent in the narratives of conventional history. Focusing in particular on the Islamic Middle East from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century, Ehud R. Toledano examines how bonded persons experienced enslavement in Ottoman societies. He draws on court records and a variety of other unexamined primary sources to uncover important new information about the Africans and Circassians who were forcibly removed from their own societies and transplanted to Middle East cultures that were alien to them. Toledano also considers the experiences of these enslaved…    
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 7/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English