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The Slave Trade from the Ottoman Period

The Slave Trade from the Ottoman Period

Chapter:
(p.10) 1 The Slave Trade from the Ottoman Period
Source:
The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia
Author(s):
Ismael M. Montana
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813044828.003.0002

Chapter 1 situates the book's study within a broad historical context by investigating how—after a long period of decline from the eleventh to fifteenth centuries—the slave trade was reintegrated into Tunisian foreign commerce after the Ottoman occupation of Tunisia in 1574.

Keywords:   Ottoman Period, Ifriqiya, Kullar, Beylerbey, Bey, Dey, Suq al-Birka, Uthman Dey, Kanem-Borno, Corsairing

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