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The trans-Saharan slave trade

Author: John Wright
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: History and society in the Islamic world.
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This compelling text sheds light on the important but under-studied trans-Saharan slave trade.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wright, John, 1937-
Trans-Saharan slave trade.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
(DLC) 2006032397
(OCoLC)72798576
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Wright
ISBN: 9780203962817 0203962818
OCLC Number: 156908437
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 226 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Slaves, slavery and the Sahara --
The Sahara : grazing, war and trade --
The medieval Saharan slave trade --
The land ways and the sea ways --
Faith in abolition --
The slave trade through Murzuk --
The slave trade through Ghadames and Ghat --
The Wadai road --
The slave trade between Sahara and Mediterranean --
The Mediterranean middle passage --
Morocco : the last great slave market --
The delusions of abolition.
Series Title: History and society in the Islamic world.
Responsibility: John Wright.
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