Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History
Islam and slavery through the ages: Slave sultans and slave mujahids
Journal of Islamic Law and Culture
Date of Publication
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.....