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  • interview December 3, 2011

    Eve Troutt Powell: African Slaves in Islamic Lands

    Eve Troutt Powell, is a professor of History and Middle East and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also a MacArthur Fellow and the author of A Different Shade of Colonialism, Egypt Great Britain and the Mastery … Read more »

  • hip-deep December 3, 2011

    African Slaves in Islamic Lands

    Volumes have been written on the trans-Atlantic slave trade and its consequences, but there has been far less attention paid to the forced migration of black Africans into the Mediterranean world of Islam, and the Arab lands beyond. From the … Read more »

  • hip-deep February 22, 2007

    Africans in the Arabian (Persian) Gulf

    Scholar and author Joseph Braude guides us through the often overlooked popular music of the Persian Gulf, the music known as Khaliji. We learn about the Africans of places like Bahrain and Kuwait–slaves of yore, their free descendents, and more … Read more »

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