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Slaves and Households in the Near East
Language: un
Pages: 151
Authors: Laura Culbertson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Oriental Inst Publications Sales

"Papers from the Oriental Institute Seminar: Slaves and households in the Near East, held at the Oriental Intstitute of the University of Chicago, 5-6 March 2010."
Slaves and households in the Near East : papers from the Oriental Institute Seminar ; held at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 5 - 6 March 2010
Language: un
Pages: 151
Authors: Laura Culbertson
Categories: Conference proceedings
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher:

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Debt-slavery in Israel and the Ancient Near East
Language: un
Pages: 409
Authors: Gregory Chirichigno
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: A&C Black

This original study concerns itself with the manumission laws of Exodus 20, Deuteronomy 15 and Leviticus 25. It begins with the social background to debt slavery and the socioeconomic factors encouraging the rise of debt slavery in Mesopotamia. After a comparative analysis of the Mesopotamian and biblical material Chirichigno examines
Debt-Slavery in Israel and the Ancient Near East
Language: un
Pages: 409
Authors: Gregory C. Chirichigno
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-06-01 - Publisher: A&C Black

This original study concerns itself with the manumission laws of Exodus 20, Deuteronomy 15 and Leviticus 25. It begins with the social background to debt slavery and the socioeconomic factors encouraging the rise of debt slavery in Mesopotamia. After a comparative analysis of the Mesopotamian and biblical material Chirichigno examines
Slavery and Abolition in the Ottoman Middle East
Language: un
Pages: 204
Authors: Ehud R. Toledano
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-01 - Publisher: University of Washington Press

In the Ottoman Empire, many members of the ruling elite were legally slaves of the sultan and therefore could, technically, be ordered to surrender their labor, their property, or their lives at any moment. Nevertheless, slavery provided a means of social mobility, conferring status and political power within the military,