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Periodical article Periodical article Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue WorldCat catalogue WorldCat
Title:Black Africans in the Islamic world: an understudied dimension of the black diaspora
Author:Hunwick, J.O.ISNI
Year:1978
Periodical:Tarikh
Volume:5
Issue:4
Pages:20-40
Language:English
Geographic terms:Islamic countries
Subsaharan Africa
Subjects:slaves
diasporas
Abstract:First Muslim attitudes to slavery and sources of slaves are described, then how slaves were used in the Muslim world as concubines, soldiers and in agricultural works, and finally the social and economic positions of freed Black slaves and their descendants. App., map, photos.
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