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The Early Medieval Slave Trade of the Central Sahel: Archaeological and Historical Considerations

Anne Haour

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The trans-Atlantic trade that brought slaves from the African continent to the New World has generated such interest and controversy that it has tended to obscure another significant African slave ... More


The French Discovery of Senegal: Premises for a Policy of Selective Assimilation

IBRAHIMA SECK

in Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter addresses French presence in Senegal, during the first colonisation, the so-called mercantile, and its future implications, notably at the beginning of the implementation of the French ... More


Governing Typologies: From the Conquest of the Mzab to the Touggourt/Dreyfus Affair

Sarah Abrevaya Stein

in Saharan Jews and the Fate of French Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226123608
eISBN:
9780226123882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226123882.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Military and colonial officials maintained a kaleidoscopic view of southern Algerian Jews in the decades after France’s conquest of the Sahara. As they shaped law and policy, these officials borrowed ... More


Trade across Rome’s Southern Frontier: The Sahara and the Garamantes

Andrew Wilson

in Trade, Commerce, and the State in the Roman World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198790662
eISBN:
9780191833175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790662.003.0019
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter explores the interplay between political and military events and the evolution of trade between the Sahara and Roman territory in North Africa. It reassesses the chronology of Roman ... More


The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia

Ismael M. Montana

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044828
eISBN:
9780813046419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044828.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book provides a case study of slavery and its abolition in Ottoman Tunisia, one of the smallest countries in North Africa and the first to abolish the longstanding institution of slavery in the ... More


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