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Author Peirce, Leslie P., author.

Title A spectrum of unfreedom : captives and slaves in the Ottoman empire / Leslie Peirce
Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2021
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 125 pages)
Series Natalie Zemon Davis annual lectures series, 1996-1197
Natalie Zemon Davis annual lecture series.
Contents An Overview of Ottoman Slavery -- Captives and Their Captors -- Voices of Captivity in Legend, History, and Law
Summary "Without the labor of the captives and slaves, the Ottoman empire could not have attained and maintained its strength in early modern times. With Anatolia as the geographic focus, Leslie Peirce searches for the voices of the unfree, drawing on archives, histories written at the time, and legal texts"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 18, 2021)
Subject Captivity -- Turkey -- History
Slavery -- Turkey -- History
HISTORY / Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021015143
ISBN 9633864003