Christian Slaves,Muslim Masters
White Slavery in the Mediterranean,the Barbary Coast,and Italy,1500-1800
By (author) Robert C. Davis
Christian Slaves,Muslim Masters by Robert C. Davis
Book DescriptionThis is a study that digs deeply into this 'other' slavery, the bondage of Europeans by North-African Muslims that flourished during the same centuries as the heyday of the trans-Atlantic trade from sub-Saharan Africa to the Americas. Here are explored the actual extent of Barbary Coast slavery, the dynamic relationship between master and slave, and the effects of this slaving on Italy, one of the slave takers' primary targets and victims.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403945518
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States
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Shipbuilders of the Venetian Arsenal, Paperback (December 2006)
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Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters, Hardback (September 2003)
This is a study that digs deeply into this "other" slavery, the bondage of Europeans by north African Muslims that flourished during the same centuries as the heyday of the transatlantic trade from sub-Saharan Africa to the Americas.
Gender and Society in Renaissance Italy, Paperback (April 1998)» View all books by Robert C. Davis
Offering an in-depth synthesis of recent scholarship in the field, this major book presents a broad reconstruction of the Renaissance in Italy as both a social and gendered experience.
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Author Biography - Robert C. Davis
ROBERT C. DAVIS is a Professor of Italian Social History at the Ohio State University. He has previously researched and written on gender in Renaissance Italian cities, on the shipbuilders of the Venetian state arsenal, on various forms of sport in Renaissance Venice, and on past and present-day tourism in Venice.
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