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The Aftermath of Abolition, 1846–1855

The Aftermath of Abolition, 1846–1855

(p.115) 7 The Aftermath of Abolition, 1846–1855
The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia
Ismael M. Montana
University Press of Florida

Chapter 7 evaluates the variety of intellectual, political, and economic reactions to the final abolition of slavery among the various groups (from the merchant class to ordinary people) involved in the trade. These divergent responses to the emancipation decree are then situated within the broader developments shaping the end of slavery in Tunisia.

Keywords:   Tashawwuf, Public interest, Mohammed Bey, Khammassah, Shawashin, Malta Times, Zawiya, Jerba, Ibadi

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