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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 261–279.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of the state and the communities. In this narrative, slavery in Ethiopia is represented as a racialized prehistory of Atlantic slavery. The second narrative is the representation of slavery in a binary form: as a household practice within Ethiopia and the slave trade out of Ethiopia. This essay reinterprets...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 246–260.
Published: 01 August 2018
... with the new situation. They had to be reduced to enforceable laws by the various sharia schools. The empires inherited the Mesopotamian plains, which required irrigation on a large scale based on massive slave labor. Commercially acquired slaves became the norm, and large concentrations of imported slaves...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 185–210.
Published: 01 August 2018
... as not only domestic (household) and market-driven (chattel) but also polity-driven (military-administrative). We further seek to soften another binary, freedom and slavery, to underline the fact that the domain of unfreedom included a range of dependent relations. Because slave soldiers and administrators...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 280–295.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Fatima Harrak ‘Abid al-Bukhari was a special army devised by Isma’il (1672–1727), the ‘Alawi sultan of Morocco, as an instrument of domination in a context characterized by pressing foreign threat and severe fragmentation of the country. It was not an army of slaves, since it was composed...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 211–229.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of the Atlantic model (slavery, slave trading, and the black diaspora), the Atlantic trade (commodities, including slaves out of West Africa), and Orientalism (Islam and Eastern visions of slavery). Part 2 develops a case study of a medieval Saharan commercial center, Awdaghust, to explore how these influences...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 296–309.
Published: 01 August 2018
... a military system based exclusively on mamluk infantry, the vast majority of whom were of slave castes. By comparison to the mamluks, employment of military slaves and militia derived from the regions of sub-Saharan Africa that had occurred both before and after the Ottoman period has been overlooked...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 226–234.
Published: 01 August 2017
... and institutions still found in West Africa, which are themselves independent from practices and processes associated with the slave trade, Western imperialism, and colonialism. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 nationalism internationalism cosmopolitanism West Africa North Africa References...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 December 2015
... manifestations of Islam in West Africa within the epistemologies of the global intellectual economies of Islam, the colonial library, and the Atlantic slave trade and its abolition. The Walking Qur'an: Islamic Education, Embodied Knowledge, and History in West Africa By Ware Rudolph T. III Chapel...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2015) 35 (3): 666–671.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., a human could not be enslaved as the Quran could not be put “in chains.” Ware argues that such a meaning of the nobility of the human and her election to be the lieutenant ( khalife ) of God is the driving force behind the wars of the Marabouts against the Atlantic slave trade. Diagne also engages...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (2): 3–8.
Published: 01 August 1999
...- to reproduce the many myths that surround the expe- eral Population” that has been used in offrcial cen- rience of slavery in Mauritius and, more pertinently, suses since 1850 to denote all those who are not In- the role of ex-slaves and their descendants in Mauri- dian or Chinese. tius today. However...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (1): 145–156.
Published: 01 May 1997
... people. It preserves for slaves, nearly a quarter of a century after the abolition them a personal identity and the reassurance of group of British slavery. Those black Baptist Americans corn- solidarity in the face of alien forces or ideas. ing with a missionary purpose were the product...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 62–81.
Published: 01 August 1997
... of from eastern Africa, by which I mean the coast south of the slave trade as part of the larger continental project Mogadishu right down to Sofala and its articulating to understand its demographic consequences...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (1): 67–80.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Dale Tomich © 1997: Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa & the Middle East 1997 References Adamson , Alan . 1972 . Sugar Without Slaves: The Political Economy of British Guiana, 1838–1904 . New Haven: Yale University Press. Arrighi , Giovanni . 1996 . The Long...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1996) 16 (1): 85–97.
Published: 01 May 1996
... , 2 , pp. 149 –160. Coetzee , J. M. 1986 . Foe (London: Penguin Books). Curtin , Philip D. 1969 . The Atlantic Slave Trade (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press). Darling , Marsha Jean . 1988 . “A conversation with Toni Morrison,” The Women's Review of Books , Vol...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1999) 19 (1): 106–121.
Published: 01 May 1999
... , M. 1978 . Searching for the Invisible Man: Slaves and Plantation Life in Jamaica , Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Craton , M. 1982 . Testing the Chains: Resistance to Slavery in the British West Indies , Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. Craton , M. 1987 . “What...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (1): 63–66.
Published: 01 May 1997
... been striking and troubling especially in through capitalism has had a significant impact on regard to agricultural policy. Crichlow also discusses the Caribbean societies many of which passed through a impact on labor processes, land tenure, patterns of class phase of existence as slave...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1995) 15 (2): 14–24.
Published: 01 August 1995
... the transportation of goods relied on the rica in late pre-colonial times is dominated by slave muscle power of human porters. These porters were studies to an excessive degree. Although in many re- mostly people from the west of modern Tanzania, gions slavery was a major form of labor mobiliza...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2018) 38 (2): 310–329.
Published: 01 August 2018
... and Slavery across the Indian Ocean . New York : Oxford University Press , 2016 . Alpers Edward . “ On Becoming a British Lake: Piracy, Slaving, and British Imperialism in the Indian Ocean during the First Half of the Nineteenth Century .” In Harms , Indian Ocean Slavery...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (1997) 17 (2): 118–122.
Published: 01 August 1997
... and imperialism? Shepperson saw the slave religion, food, dance, language, etc.. . .I say bewildered trade, slavery, the period of imperialism and the parti- because some of us are rather frustrated by how the tion of Africa as being the focus of the African diaspora. African diaspora is being...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2014) 34 (2): 418–431.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of North Africa, this crucial issue has been studied mainly with respect to former West African slaves brought to the Maghrib. These studies primarily asked two questions. First, was abolition really implemented in the Maghrib, not only in legal terms but through social...