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by Ehud R. Toledano

  • Author: Ehud R. Toledano
  • ISBN: 029597642X
  • ISBN13: 978-0295976426
  • ePub: 1262 kb | FB2: 1224 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Middle East
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press (December 1, 1997)
  • Pages: 204
  • Rating: 4.8/5
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Slavery and Abolition in the Ottoman Middle East (Publications on the Near East) ePub download

Slavery and Abolition i. .has been added to your Cart. He does not compare the conditions of the slaves in the west with conditions of those kul/harem that is far better than most of the Ottoman subjects.

Slavery and Abolition i. He does not see the difference that agricultural servants in Ottoman Empire were kick out by the Russians from Russia yet those in the West were captured. Although he states that most of the families were racing to give away their sons and daughters to so called slavery in Ottoman Empire yet in the West they were hunted.

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In an attempt to humanize the narrative and take it beyond the plane of numbers, tables and charts, Toledano examines the situations of individuals representing the principal realms of Ottoman slavery, female harem slaves, the sultan�s military and civilian kuls, court and elite eunuchs, domestic slaves, Circassian agricaultural slaves, slave dealers, and slave owners.

Ehud R. Toledano's exploration of slavery from the Ottoman viewpoint is based on.Toledano was very straightforward and easy to read.

Toledano was very straightforward and easy to read. I wish, however, that he had given more of a collective interpretation of slavery in the Ottoman Empire, instead of focusing on mainly one source study and the Empirical Palace and Egypt.

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Military slaves and other varieties of elite slaves in the Ottoman Empire have been exceptions to the general indifference, although considering the long and complex history of elite slave (kul) manpower in the 600 years of Ottoman statehood, the pickings are slim there, as well. Do you want to read the rest of this article?

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In an attempt to humanize the narrative and take it beyond the plane of numbers, tables and charts, Toledano examines the situations of individuals representing the principal realms of Ottoman slavery, female harem slaves, the sultan’s military and civilian kuls, court and elite eunuchs, domestic slaves, Circassian agricaultural slaves, slave dealers, and slave owners. Series: Publications on the Near East.

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In the Ottoman Empire, many members of the ruling elite were legally slaves of the sultan and therefore could, technically, be ordered to surrender their labor, their property, or their lives at any moment. Nevertheless, slavery provided a means of social mobility, conferring status and political power within the military, the bureaucracy, or the domestic household and formed an essential part of patronage networks. Ehud R. Toledano’s exploration of slavery from the Ottoman viewpoint is based on extensive research in British, French, and Turkish archives and offers rich, original, and important insights into Ottoman life and thought.In an attempt to humanize the narrative and take it beyond the plane of numbers, tables and charts, Toledano examines the situations of individuals representing the principal realms of Ottoman slavery, female harem slaves, the sultan’s military and civilian kuls, court and elite eunuchs, domestic slaves, Circassian agricaultural slaves, slave dealers, and slave owners. Slavery and Abolition in the Ottoman Middle East makes available new and significantly revised studies on nineteenth-century Middle Eastern slavery and suggests general approaches to the study of slavery in different cultures.
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