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Omar H. Ali - Malik Ambar: Power and Slavery Across the Indian Ocean - 9780190269784 - V9780190269784
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Malik Ambar: Power and Slavery Across the Indian Ocean

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Description for Malik Ambar: Power and Slavery Across the Indian Ocean Paperback. Series: The World in a Life Series. Num Pages: 176 pages, 13. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 1HFGA; 3JB; 3JD; BGH; HBJF; HBJH; HBTS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 129 x 6. Weight in Grams: 166.
Part of The World in A Life series, this brief, inexpensive text provides insight into the life of slave soldier Malik Ambar. Malik Ambar: Power and Slavery across the Indian Ocean offers a rare look at an individual who began in obscurity in eastern Africa and reached the highest levels of South Asian political and military affairs in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Ambar's rise from slavery in East Africa to ruler in South Asia sheds light on the diverse mix of people, products, and practices that shaped the Indian Ocean world during the early modern period. Originally ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc
Condition
New
Series
The World in a Life Series
Number of Pages
176
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780190269784
SKU
V9780190269784
Shipping Time
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About Omar H. Ali
Omar H. Ali is Associate Professor of Comparative African Diaspora History and Interim Dean of Lloyd International Honors College at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is the author of several books, including the forthcoming Islam in the Indian Ocean World: A Brief History with Documents (2016).

Reviews for Malik Ambar: Power and Slavery Across the Indian Ocean
Writing in an engaging and imaginative style, Omar H. Ali does a remarkable job of reconstructing the most scholarly and accessible account yet published of this remarkable African leader. Drawing upon both previous studies of Malik Ambar and a rich trove of primary documents from Indian history, he further enhances our understanding of Ambar with field research in both Ethiopia ... Read more

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