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The abolition of slavery in Ottoman Tunisia

Montana, Ismael Musah

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  • Creator Ismael M. Montana ; foreword by Ehud R. Toledano
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2013] ©2013
  • Physical Details
    • xxiii, 205 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780813044828, 0813044820
  • OCLC ocn808215977


  • The first full examination of the factors for and against abolition in Tunisia and how it was able to occur in an environment hostile to such change.


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The slave trade from the Ottoman period -- Reforms and foreign trade, 1759-1814 -- Changing patterns of the slave trade, 1759-1814 -- The slave trade during European domination of the Mediterranean, 1815-1841 -- The road to abolition -- Final abolition, 1846 -- The aftermath of abolition, 1846-1855 -- Epilogue
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