Slavery and Abolition in the Ottoman Middle East
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr
- Publish date: 01/01/1998
- ISBN: 9780295976426
- ISBN10: 029597642X
In order to humanize the narrative, Toledano examines the situations of individuals representing the principal realms of Ottoman slavery: and female harem slaves, the sultan's military and civilian kuls, court and elite eunuchs, domestic slaves circassian agricultural slaves, slave dealers, and slave owners. Slavery and Abolition in the Ottoman Middle East makes available new and significantly revised studies on 19th-century Middle Eastern slavery and suggests general approaches to the study of slavery in the different cultures.