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Author Lewis, Bernard, 1916-2018.

Title Race and slavery in the Middle East : an historical enquiry / Bernard Lewis
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (v, 184 pages, 24 pages of plates) : color illustrations
Summary From the time of Moses up to the 1960s, slavery was a fact of life in the Middle East. But if the Middle East was the last region to renounce slavery, how do we account for its - and especially Islam's - image of racial harmony? This book explores these questions
Notes Originally published: 1990
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Slavery -- Middle East -- History.
Slavery and Islam -- Middle East -- History.
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Islam
Middle East -- Race relations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199854561 ebook