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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Afroz, Sultana
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History
Article Title
Islam and slavery through the ages: Slave sultans and slave mujahids
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Journal Title
Journal of Islamic Law and Culture
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2000
Volume ID
5
Issue ID
2
Page(s)
97-123
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Abstract
Examines the position of slavery in Islam as ordained by the Holy Qur'an and Sunnah, the traditions of the Prophet Muhammad. Studies Muslim slave dynasties ruling in Egypt and India to ascertain the nature of slavery in Islamic societies. Discusses the struggles or holy wars (jihad) that became a common feature of plantations in the New World as Muslim slaves fought for their freedom.....
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