Slavery in the Ottoman Empire and its Demise 1800-1909. (eBook, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Slavery in the Ottoman Empire and its Demise 1800-1909.

Author: Erdem, Y. Hakan.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan 1996.
Series: St. Antony's series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study bridges the gap that exists between studies dedicated to the history of slavery in the Western and Islamic worlds. It sets itself the goal of understanding how slavery persisted and then met its end in the Ottoman Empire. It concentrates on the period between 1800-1909 and examines the policies of the Ottoman state regarding slavery both before and after the reform period known as the Tanzimat. It also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erdem, Y. Hakan.
ISBN: 6613960667 9786613960665 1283648164 9781283648165 9780230372979 023037297X
OCLC Number: 813399517
Description: 1 online resource (252 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
Glossary --
List of Abbreviations --
A Note on Pronunciation --
Introduction --
1 Employment of Slaves in the Classical Ottoman Empire --
The dev?irme: The emergence of the Ottoman military-governmental slave system --
Slaves as soldiers and administrators and their status --
Slaves in agriculture --
Industrial slavery --
2 Traditional Ottoman Policies towards Slavery before the Tanzimat --
The pencik tax as a means of market control --
Enslavement and sale of Muslims as slaves --
Unlawful and lawful enslavement of non-Muslim subjects Employment of slaves by non-Muslims --
Treatment of war captives --
Illegal use of slaves and supervision of slave-dealers --
The prohibition of the slave trade to Egypt --
3 Means of Enslavement and Slave Acquisition in the Late Ottoman Empire: Continuation of Ottoman Slavery after 1839 --
Means of enslavement and acquisition of slaves --
Recovery of the Ottoman slave system --
The ethnic origins of slaves in the late Empire --
Employment of slaves --
4 British Policy and Ottoman Slavery --
Was there a British attempt to abolish Ottoman slavery in 1840? British perceptions of the general prohibition of the African slave trade --
Differences of opinions and consensus in the British camp --
The role of 'Muslim public opinion' in British policy-making --
5 Ottoman Policy during the Tanzimat Period, 1846-76 --
Abolition of the Istanbul Slave Market, 1846 --
Ottoman anti-slave trade measures until 1857 --
The general prohibition of the black slave trade, 1857 --
Ottoman measures against the internal Circassian slave trade and slavery --
6 Ottoman Policy during the Reign of Abdülhamid II and the Advent of the Young Turks, 1876-1909 Anti-slavery measures and the accession hat of Abd hamid, 1876 --
Renewal of the 1857 ferman in the First Constitutional Period, 1877 --
The Anglo-Ottoman Convention for the suppression of the black slave trade, 1880 --
The draft laws of 1882 and 1883 --
The law of 1889 and the General Act of the Brussels Conference, 1890 --
The advent of the Young Turks, 1908-9 --
7 The Emancipation and Care of Slaves in the Late Ottoman Empire --
Was manumission automatic in the late Ottoman Empire? --
The question of fugitive slaves --
The care of emancipated slaves --
8 Conclusion --
Notes --
Bibliography
Series Title: St. Antony's series.

Abstract:

This study bridges the gap that exists between studies dedicated to the history of slavery in the Western and Islamic worlds. It sets itself the goal of understanding how slavery persisted and then met its end in the Ottoman Empire. It concentrates on the period between 1800-1909 and examines the policies of the Ottoman state regarding slavery both before and after the reform period known as the Tanzimat. It also looks at the British involvement in the issue.

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