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Title:Women in slavery in the Western Sudan
Author:Klein, M.A.ISNI
Book title:Women and slavery in Africa
Geographic term:West Africa
Subjects:female slaves
Abstract:This chapter describes the situation of women in slavery in the western Sudan, an area dominated by Mande- and Fulbe-speaking peoples and where two types of slave system recurred: a household mode of production, where slaves, living within the household, working alongside free members of the household, and a slave mode of production, where the slaves lived in separate settlements and their labour was the source of sustenance for a ruling class that did not engage in physical labor. Sections: demography - stages of incorporation - the price of female slaves - women's work - sexual rights. App., map, notes, ref., tab.