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By Prof. Ehud R. Toledano

ISBN-10: 0300114613

ISBN-13: 9780300114614

ISBN-10: 0300126182

ISBN-13: 9780300126181

This groundbreaking booklet reconceptualizes slavery throughout the voices of enslaved individuals themselves, voices that experience remained silent within the narratives of traditional background. Focusing specifically at the Islamic heart East from the past due eighteenth to the early 20th century, Ehud R. Toledano examines how bonded folks skilled enslavement in Ottoman societies. He attracts on court docket files and numerous different unexamined fundamental assets to discover vital new information regarding the Africans and Circassians who have been forcibly faraway from their very own societies and transplanted to heart East cultures that have been alien to them. Toledano additionally considers the stories of those enslaved humans in the context of the worldwide background of slavery.
The e-book appears to be like on the bonds of slavery from an unique point of view, relocating clear of the conventional master/slave domination paradigm towards the viewpoint of the enslaved and their responses to their plight. With willing and unique insights, Toledano indicates new methods of considering enslavement.

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