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Slavery in the Ottoman Empire and Its Demise 1800-1909 Y. Hakan Erdem

Slavery in the Ottoman Empire and Its Demise 1800-1909

Y. Hakan Erdem

Published May 9th 2014
ISBN : 9781283648165
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252 pages
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This study bridges the gap that exists between studies dedicated to the history of slavery in the Western and Islamic worlds. It sets itself the goal of understanding how slavery persisted and then met its end in the Ottoman Empire. It concentratesMoreThis study bridges the gap that exists between studies dedicated to the history of slavery in the Western and Islamic worlds. It sets itself the goal of understanding how slavery persisted and then met its end in the Ottoman Empire. It concentrates on the period between 1800-1909 and examines the policies of the Ottoman state regarding slavery both before and after the reform period known as the Tanzimat. It also looks at the British involvement in the issue.