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Slavery in the Arab World by Murray Gordon

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Slavery in the Arab World by Murray Gordon

This book gives insight into how the Arabs were inspired by their Quran to wage war (jihad) against the infidels (non-believers) to loot their land and ultimately enslave them. Under the Islamic religion Muslims are forbidden to enslave other Muslims, but due to a shortage of potential slaves, in the early days of the trade, Muslims would ignore the claims of unfamiliar Muslims that followed the teachings of Muhammed, and would enslave them for one of several different reasons. Where the trans-Atlantic trade was focused more on agricultural labor, the Arab trade was based sex slaves (harems). Other reasons for capturing slaves was for agricultural purposes (participation in the cotton trade in Zanzibar), expand their armies, or for house servants.

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Author(s):
Murray Gordon
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
265
Publisher:
New Amsterdam Books
Title:
Slavery in the Arab World by Murray Gordon

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Slavery in the Arab World by Murray Gordon

This book gives insight into how the Arabs were inspired by their Quran to wage war (jihad) against the infidels (non-believers) to loot their land and ultimately enslave them. Under the Islamic religion Muslims are forbidden to enslave other Muslims, but due to a shortage of potential slaves, in the early days of the trade, Muslims would ignore the claims of unfamiliar Muslims that followed the teachings of Muhammed, and would enslave them for one of several different reasons. Where the trans-Atlantic trade was focused more on agricultural labor, the Arab trade was based sex slaves (harems). Other reasons for capturing slaves was for agricultural purposes (participation in the cotton trade in Zanzibar), expand their armies, or for house servants.

Author(s):
Murray Gordon
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
265
Publisher:
New Amsterdam Books
Title:
Slavery in the Arab World by Murray Gordon

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