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About this product
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication28/10/2015
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Content NoteIncludes 1 b&w illustration and 1 map
- Weight861 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Edited byChristoph Witzenrath
- Table Of ContentsContents: Introduction, Christoph Witzenrath. Part I Overviews: Slavery and bondage in Central Asia and Russia: 14th-19th centuries, Alessandro Stanziani; Towards the integration of early modern Russia into world history, Donald Ostrowski. Part II Slavery in the Middle Ages: Slavery in the appanage era: Rus' and the Mongols, Lawrence N. Langer; '... and they took countless captives': Finnic captives and East European slave trade during the Middle Ages, Jukka Korpela; Ransom for the Grand Prince: a medieval military encounter as a prehistory of the Muscovite empire, Bulat R. Rakhimzyanov. Part III Demographies, Locales and Groups of Slaves: The Black Sea slave trade according to the Istanbul port customs register, 1606-1607, ZA beyde GA neAY-YaAYcA+-; A demographic profile of slaves in early Ottoman Aleppo, Charles L. Wilkins; Iasyry: non-orthodox slaves in pre-Petrine Russia, Hans-Heinrich Nolte. Part IV Perceptions of Slavery: Poles in the Caucasian Corps, 1830-1860: personal freedom, political independence, captivity and slavery as ideas and experience, Aleksandra Porada; The prisoner's tale: Russian captivity narratives and changing Muscovite perceptions of the Ottoman-Tatar Dar-al-Islam, Brian L. Davies; The conquest of Kazan' as a place of remembering the liberation of slaves in 16th- and 17th-century Russia, Christoph Witzenrath; Captivity, slavery and gender: Muscovite female captives in the Crimean Khanate and in the Ottoman empire, Aleksandr Lavrov. Part V Abolishing Bondage: A 'barbarous law'? Capture and liberation in the Russo-Habsburg-Ottoman War of 1787-1792, Will Smiley; Russian serfdom's demise and Russia's conquest of the Crimean Khanate and the northern Black Sea littoral: was there a link?, Peter B. Brown. Index.
- Author BiographyChristoph Witzenrath, PhD (Lon) is principal investigator of his project on slavery, liberation and political culture in Muscovy and Ruthenia at the University of Greifswald, funded by the German Research Community. He has held fellowships at Harvard, Yale, the German Historical Institute in Moscow, Toronto and a Leverhulme Trust early career fellowship at the University of Aberdeen, UK.
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