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Race and slavery in the Middle East : an historical enquiry

Author: Bernard Lewis
Publisher: New York ; Oxford Oxford University Press 1992
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From the time of Moses up to the 1960s, slavery was a fact of life in the Middle East. But if the Middle East was the last region to renounce slavery, how do we account for its - and especially  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Lewis
ISBN: 0195053265 9780195053265 0195062833 9780195062830
OCLC Number: 831325720
Notes: Revised edition of: Race and color in Islam, 1971
Description: VII, 184 Seiten, [24] Blätter farbige Illustrationen, Faksimiles 24 cm
Contents: 1. Slavery2. Race3. Islam in Arabia4. Prejudice and Piety, Literature and Law5. Conquest and Enslavement6. Ventures in Ethnology7. The Discovery of Africa8. In Black and White9. Slaves in Arms10. The Nineteenth Century and After11. Abolition12. Equality and Marriage13. Image and Stereotype14. Myth and RealityNotesDocumentsSources of IllustrationsIndex
Responsibility: Bernard Lewis


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"A realistic, well-documented study. Important illustrations and primary evidence now made accessible."--Irving R. Mix, Elmira College"An important book which explains the issue of slavery in the Read more...

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