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Malik Ambar : power and slavery across the Indian Ocean

Author: Omar H Ali
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Series: World in a life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of The World in A Life series, this brief, inexpensive text provides insight into the life of slave soldier Malik Ambar. Malik Ambar: Power and Slavery across the Indian Ocean offers a rare look  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Malik ʻAmbar; Malik ʻAmbar; Malik Ambar
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Omar H Ali
ISBN: 9780190269784 0190269782
OCLC Number: 910424138
Description: xxii, 154 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Oromo, Abyssinia, and war --
Mocha, Baghdad, and beyond --
The Deccan and military slavery --
Ahmednagar and "fidelity to salt" --
Rebels, regency, and race --
Bargi-Giri, diplomacy, and defense --
The people and the battle of Bhatvadi --
Justice, land reform, and legacy.
Series Title: World in a life.
Responsibility: Omar H. Ali.

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