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Slavery and Muslim society in Africa

the institution in Saharan and Sudanic Africa, and the trans-Saharan trade

by Allan G. B. Fisher

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Published by C. Hurst in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sahara.,
  • Sudan.
    • Subjects:
    • Slavery -- Sahara,
    • Slavery -- Sudan

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 173.

      Statementby Allan G. B. Fisher & Humphrey J. Fisher.
      ContributionsFisher, Humphrey J., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT1381 .F54 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 182 p.
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5731630M
      ISBN 100900966246
      LC Control Number70528447


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The Qur'an prescribes a humanitarian approach to slavery: free men could not be enslaved, and those faithful to foreign religions could live as protected persons, dhimmis, under Muslim rule (as long as they maintained payment of taxes called Kharaj and Jizya).However, the spread of the Islamic Empire resulted in a much harsher interpretation of the : Alistair Boddy-Evans.

Slavery And Muslim Society in Africa Paperback – January 1, by Allan GB Fisher and Humphrey (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Allan GB Fisher and Humphrey Slavery and Muslim Society in Africa: The Institution in Saharan and Sudanic Africa, and the Trans-Saharan Trade Allan George Barnard Fisher, Humphrey J.

Fisher C. Hurst, - Sahara. Islamic views on slavery represent a complex and multifaceted body of Islamic thought, with various Islamic groups or thinkers espousing views on the matter which have been radically different throughout history.

Slavery was a mainstay of life in pre-Islamic Arabia and surrounding lands. The Quran and the hadith (sayings of Muhammad) address slavery extensively.

Below you will find an on going list of some valuable works on race and slavery in various Muslim societies. Ali, Kecia.

Marriage and Slavery in Early Islam. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, Ali, Kecia. "The Truth About Islam and Slavery is More Complicated Than you Think." Huffington Post.

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Contents. PAGAN. How Islam moderated slavery. Islam's approach to slavery added the idea that freedom was the natural state of affairs for human beings and in line with this it limited the opportunities to enslave. Abstract “What is Islamic about slavery in an Islamic society in Africa?”, historian Frederick Cooper asked in He explored the answer in terms of how Islam acted as a hegemonic ideology in nineteenth-century East Africa, drawing both masters and slaves into its Slavery and Muslim society in Africa book and cultural world : E.

Ann McDougall. SLAVERY, ISLAM AND THE JAKHANKE PEOPLE OF WEST AFRICA 81 History and social practice have in many ways drastically altered the institution of slavery and the position of slaves in Muslim society, and there are numerous examples of an enlightened attitude towards slaves, who are often highly privileged members of the by: 5.

Slavery and Muslim Society in Africa. The Institution in Saharan and Sudanic Africa and the Trans-Saharan Trade. Af Allan G. Fisher og Humphrey J. Fisher. Hurst & Company. London, ISBN: Sider: From page 1 of the book.

The Sharī'ah, i.e. Islamic Law, takes a panoramic view of slavery in human societies and arrives at a cogent statement of slavery as a state endorsed by Divine Law.

According to the legal authorities, the original condition of the race of Adam is freedom, but for their security one of two things is necessary: the religion of Islam, or the Cited by: 5.

1) "Slavery and Muslim Society in Africa", by Allan Fisher, pub inand. 2) "The Slave Trade Today" by Sean O'Callaghan, pub in Both books really opened my eyes to how terrible slavery under Islam really is.

Slavery, Christianity, and Islam by Robert Spencer 2. It has become a feature of today’s atheist chic to shy bricks at Christianity for its record on slavery. This is part of a larger assault on Western history and society, which, by accident or design, plays into the hands of those who are today mounting on a global scale a sweeping.

The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, was one of the most active institutions in looking for suppression of slavery, in India, Africa and the Middle East.2 They pushed to British government to take direct actions in abolish Indian slavery, and indirect actions on non-European regions were slavery was common.

What formed the basis of African Society. Family formed the basis of the African society. Women in West Africa did not follow the muslim custom of covering what with a veil. faces. West Africans studied what.

The Quran, the Muslim holy book. What king of Mali allowed different religions buts as devoted to making Islam stronger. Mansa Musa. Muslim Arabs holding black slaves continues to this day in countries such as Mauritania and Sudan.

Now: Dozens of Africans say they were sold for labour and trapped in slavery in Algeria in what aid agencies fear may be a widening trend of abusing migrants headed for a new life in Europe.

Algeria is 99% : Christine Douglass-Williams. As a result, in no part of the Muslim world was an ideological challenge ever mounted against slavery.

The political and social system in Muslim society would have taken a dim view of such a challenge.[] Slavery in the contemporary Muslim world The issue of slavery in the Islamic world in modern times is : Thierry Menard.

DOI link for Slaves and Slavery in Africa. Slaves and Slavery in Africa book. Volume Two: The Servile Estate. Slaves and Slavery in Africa. DOI link for Slaves and Slavery in Africa. Historically, Northern Sudanese Muslim society was a slave-owning society and the attitudes which arose from this fact, reinforced by what may be termed a Cited by: 1.

Rebels and heretics were sometimes denounced as infidels or, worse, apostates, and reduced to slavery, as were the victims of some Muslim rulers in Africa, who proclaimed jihad against their neighbors, without looking closely at their religious beliefs.

Historian Robert Davis in his book "Christian Slaves, Muslim Masters - White Slavery In the Mediterranean, the Barbary Coast and Italy", estimates that North African Muslim pirates abducted and enslaved more than 1 million Europeans between and These white Christians were seized in a series of raids which depopulated coastal towns.

Society, Culture, and Communities of people: to have a full sociological perspective about The Real Africa; We need to look back to the foundation of the richness of the culture so we can move forward to be more interconnected with the way Africa has performed, provided, and produced within itself to help reduce the ignorance of the uneducated.

The latter is very much the approach taken by Fisher. His book is the summation of a career, replacing his earlier Slavery and Muslim Society in Africa ().

It is largely based around material from Gustav Nachtigal's Sahara und Sudan:. Islam's black slaves The author of a book on the 1,year history of the other slave trade talks about the power of eunuchs, the Nation of Islam's falsehoods and the persistence of slavery : Suzy Hansen.

But in so doing, Flaig, who teaches classical history at Rostock University, tends to ignore the complexity of Muslim slavery, so that he can uphold his basic thesis of a conquering Islam. With regard to Islam in Africa, at least, Flaig could have called upon a long tradition of research on the topic to put the subject better into perspective.

Slavery in the Muslim world first developed out of the slavery practices of pre-Islamic Arabia, [1] and was at times radically different, depending on social-political factors such as the Arab slave hout Islamic history, slaves served in various social and economic roles, from powerful emirs to harshly treated manual laborers.

Early on in Muslim history they were used. The development of a coastal Muslim Ki-swahili-speaking society and its slave trade in the interior will be considered below. Slavery and the slave trade in North Africa After the Arab conquest of the North African provinces of the East Roman Empire in the seventh to eighth centuries AD, chattel slavery, which had always had legal existence.

[1] Likewise, a former Muslim had exposed in his book that “Slavery is recognized as an institution and slave is considered both a thing as a person.” [2] In addition, two Christian writers in their book had also informs their readers that. In Britain, discussions about slavery have long focused on the trans-Atlantic slave trade, and rightly so.

Britain carried out slavery on an industrial scale: between andwhen the British slave trade was abolished, it is estimated to have transported million Africans, mostly to the rmore, defenders of slavery justified their lucrative trade in.

Slavery had mostly died out in western Europe about the yearreplaced by lingered longer in England and in peripheral areas linked to the Muslim world, where slavery continued to flourish. Church rules suppressed slavery of Christians.

The book explains too why Islam has taken a different attitude towards slavery from that of Europeans and why it was Western powers who had to abolish slavery in Muslim Africa. Tainted Legacy begins by providing the context for the study through a description of the geography, ethnography and society of Northern Nigeria.