Slaves and slavery in Muslim Africa. Vol. 2 The Servile Estate.


The second of these two companion volumes takes up some of the social and economic aspects of slavery in African Islam.We se the slave in his full range of activity–as domestic,laborer,soldier,and confidant,and we gain a glimps of the slave in the not uncommon role as master.The contributions of Hunwick,Batran and Hill point up the devices used to fetter certain families to the servile condition,and they show the extent to which ‘Islam’ slavery was an extention of previous systems of captivity.

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H/b in nice clean boards,in a clean and protected pictorial; d/w.with faded spine with a exlibrary index number lable,Size 9×6 pp XIV + 198,inc,index,plus an index of Arab words and terms,glossary,notes to text.No plates text only.Hinges strong.Binding good to firm. Note. This is a exlibrary copy with all the usual lables,stamps,card holders,and barcodes,with some stamps in the text.No foxing,staining or browning,Internally clean and sharp throughout. Note This is vol.2 of a 2 vol. set,its a pity the 1st vol. is not with me.


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