Tell This in My Memory

Tell This in My Memory

Stories of Enslavement From Egypt, Sudan, and the Ottoman Empire

eBook - 2012
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In the late 19th century, an active slave trade sustained social and economic networks across the Ottoman Empire and throughout Egypt, Sudan, the Caucasus, and Western Europe. Unlike the Atlantic trade, slavery in this region crossed and mixed racial and ethnic lines. Fair-skinned Circassian men and women were as vulnerable to enslavement in the Nile Valley as were teenagers from Sudan or Ethiopia. Tell This in My Memory opens up a new window in the study of slavery in the modern Middle East, taking up personal narratives of slaves and slave owners to shed light on the anxieties and intimacies.
Publisher: Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2012
ISBN: 9780804783750
0804783756
Characteristics: 1 online resource (265 pages)

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