The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia
||Montana, Ismael M.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||University Press of Florida|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $74.95|
| Book Description: |
"Montana's book will be crucial to all who wish to understand the decision to ban slavery in Tunisia in 1846. Its broad scope ranges from the machinations of France, Britain, and the Ottomans in North Africa to the trans-Saharan and Mediterranean trades and the internal struggles over slavery in Tunisia, citing travelers' accounts, statistics, consular records, Muslim court decisions, and the situations of individual slaves to provide a nuanced account of a key step in the...