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Islam's Black slaves : the other Black diaspora

Author: Ronald Segal
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of the Islamic slave trade from its inception in the seventh century through its history in China, India, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Libya, and Spain.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Segal
ISBN: 0374527970 9780374527976
OCLC Number: 50303570
Description: xi, 273 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Contrasts --
Out of Arabia --
Imperial Islam --
The practice of slavery --
The farther reaches: China, India, Spain --
Into Black Africa --
The Ottoman Empire --
The "Heretic" state: Iran --
The Libyan connection --
The terrible century: East Africa, The Sudanic states and Sahara --
Colonial translations: Northern Nigeria, French Soudan, Mauritania, Somalia, Zanzibar and the Kenyan coast --
Survivals of slavery: Mauritania, Sudan --
America's Black Muslim backlash.
Responsibility: Ronald Segal.

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An incisive study of the Islamic slave trade examines the tradition in terms of a centuries-old institution that survives into the modern world, discussing the differences between the Eastern and  Read more...

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