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Published: 18 February 2016

176 Pages | 13


ISBN: 9780190269784

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Malik Ambar

Power and Slavery Across the Indian Ocean

Omar H. Ali

The World in a Life Series

  • Reconstructs and reveals the world of trade, slavery, politics and cultural diffusion that transformed Malik Ambar from a slave to a de facto ruler
  • Takes the reader on a journey from Abyssinia to Mocha, Baghdad, and the Deccan in India
  • Provides an example of an African who rose to international prominence during a period when few Africans did so

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