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Rodet, Marie (2016) 'Slavery: West Africa.' In: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures Online. Leiden: Brill.

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Abstract

Despite the scarcity of sources, the history of African slavery has fostered vivid debates over the nature of the institution and the ways in which gender produced different experiences of slavery. Studying the diversity of women’s experiences of slavery since the advent of Islam in West Africa from an intersectional perspective is a crucial step in order to better assess slave women’s agency in shaping the institution.

Item Type: Other
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of History, Religions & Philosophies > Department of History
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of History
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DT Africa
Date Deposited: 31 May 2016 11:33
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/22270

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