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Description - Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters by Robert C. Davis

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 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 Details

ISBN: 9781403945518
ISBN-10: 1403945519
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 246
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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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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