Slaves and households in the Near East

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Statementedited by Laura Culbertson ; with contributions by Indrani Chatterjee ... [et al.].
SeriesOriental Institute Seminars -- no. 7, University of Chicago Oriental Institute seminars -- no. 7.
ContributionsUniversity of Chicago. Oriental Institute
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LC ClassificationsHT979 .S53 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 151 p.
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Open LibraryOL25339346M
ISBN 10188592383X
ISBN 139781885923837
LC Control Number2011924051
OCLC/WorldCa709681944

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this volume contains papers presented at the sixth annual oriental Institute seminar, enti- tled slaves and Households in the near east, on March 5–6, twelve scholars assembled to present contributions to the topic of slavery, and built a discussion of the topic that has cul- minated in the chapters of this volume.

The seventh in the Oriental Institute Seminar Series, this volume contains papers that emerged from the seminar "Slaves and Households in the Near East" held at the Oriental Institute March   Preface Introduction 1.

Slaves and Households in the Near East (Laura Culbertson, University of Chicago) Section One: Early Mesopotamia 2. Slavery in Private Households toward the End of the Third Millennium B.C. (Hans Neumann, Westfalische Wilhelms-Universitat, Munster) 3. Slaves and Households in the Near East edited by Laura Culbertson The seventh in the Oriental Institute Seminar Series, this volume contains papers that emerged from the seminar "Slaves and Households in the Near East" held at the Oriental Institute March Buy Slaves and Households in the Near East by Laura Culbertson from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ DEFINING SLAVERY IN THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST The study of the ancient Near East, the modern Middle East from Iran to Turkey to Egypt, has been pursued in the last two centuries in societies of Europe and the Americas that have themselves been mired in industrial slavery.

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Gordon, Matthew S., “ Preliminary Remarks on Slaves and Slave Labor in the Third/Ninth Century ‘Abbãsid Empire,’” in Culbertson, Laura (ed.), Slaves and Households in the Near East, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago,pp. 71 –   Slaves and households in the near East.

by Laura Culbertson. Oriental Institute (U. of Chicago) pages $ Paperback Oriental Institute seminars; 7 HT The seminar that generated the 10 papers was held in Chicago in March They cover early Mesopotamia, the Islamic near east, and second and first millennium empires.

Slavery was a huge part of civilization and how the ancient near east lived (Moorey). They depended on slaves to build their empires. Deportees were chosen for their abilities and were sent away where they could make the most of their talents. Not everyone in the conquered population was chosen for deportation and families were surely separated.

This original study concerns itself with the manumission laws of Exo Deuteronomy 15 and Leviticus 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 the social background to debt slavery in Israel, the. Exodus talks about how Hebrew slaves built the store houses of Pithom and Ramses, and in their labors they made mud brick.

Well, quite a few of the smaller pyramids are in fact made largely of mud brick, with stone exteriors and chambers. Well, there you go. In the end I would recommend Mendelsohn's "Slavery in the Ancient Near East" over this one.

It is also much shorter, but it is extremely worthwhile (as well as fascinating) if you can get your hands on it. It quotes ancient documents as its primary source of data. The book deals with a wide range of topics about Mesopotamian society; however, one critical element is how households, including different gender and age roles, functioned in the larger economy and society of ancient Mesopotamia.

We see that women, at least in Babylonia, were able to control land and wealth, including slaves. Deuteronomy and Exodus allow the Hebrew slave to choose permanent indenture by submitting to a ceremony in which the slave’s ear is pierced at the doorway (Exod ; Deut ).

This marking of a slave may be related to the ancient Near Eastern practice of using hairstyles unique to slaves that barbers were forbidden to adjust.

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Her book, Self-Taught: African American Education in Slavery and Freedom, published by the University of North Carolina Press inreceived several book awards, including the Lillian Smith Book Prize.

She is currently writing a book on separation of African American families during the antebellum period and efforts to reunify families. This item: Slavery and Abolition in the Ottoman Middle East (Publications on the Near East) by Ehud R.

Toledano Paperback $ Available to ship in days. Ships from and sold by s: 1. Genizaros are descendants of slaves, but not Africans who crossed the Atlantic in shackles to work in Southern cotton fields.

They are living heirs to Native American slaves. Map 1. Satellite Photo of the Near East Map 2. Physical Regions of the Near East Map 3. Land Use and Vegetation of the Modern Near East Map 4.

The Ancient Near East Map 5.

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Mesopotamia Map 6. Egypt Map 7. Palestine 7/10/ PM Page ix. SLAVERY IN THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST * I. Mendelsohn Columbia University I. SOURCES OF SLAVERY 1. Prisoners of War The earliest Sumerian terms for male and female slaves are the composite signs nita +kur "male of a foreign country," and nunus +kur "female of a foreign country," indicating that the first humans to be en.

The Lower Stratum Families in the Neo-Assyrian Period (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East) Gershon Galil This pioneering study surveys all Lower Stratum families in. Children were an important part of the ancient Near Eastern household.

This idea seems straightforward, but it can be understood in many ways. On a basic level, children are necessary for the perpetuation of a household. On a deeper level, the definitions of child and member of the household are far from categorical. This book begins to explore the multiple definitions of child and the way the.

In the nineteenth century hundreds of thousands of Africans were forcibly migrated northward to Egypt and other eastern Mediterranean destinations, yet relatively little is known about them.

Studies have focused mainly on the mamluk and harem slaves of elite households, who were mostly white, and on abolitionist efforts to end the slave trade, and most have relied heavily on western language. ISLAMIC CONQUESTS AND SLAVERY.

During the Middle Ages, there was little slavery in Christian lands. However, in the s and s, the Islamic conquest of Christian territory throughout the Near East, Africa, Spain, and Mediterranean islands reintroduced slavery where Christianity had.

Slavery in the Ancient Near East. This historical and legal antecedents to slavery in the Old Testament are derived from the nations of the Fertile Crescent, ranging from Babylon to Egypt. The society of the ancient Near Eastern world had three major categories: free, semifree, and slave.

All social structures were defined within these categories. So, the Bible takes a gradual approach to the slavery question: first regulating it and making it more humane and later exhorting Christian slave owners to free their slaves.

Those pushing the slogan may still insist that the word property in Leviticus 25 has to imply chattel slavery. Ehud R. Toledano, “An Empire of Many Households: The Case of Ottoman Enslavement,” in Laura Culbertson (ed.), Slaves and Households in the Near East, Chicago, The Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago Press, Get this from a library.

Pilgrimage and household in the ancient near East. [Joy McCorriston] -- "In this book, Joy McCorriston examines the continuity of traditions over millennia in the Near East by focusing on the traditions of pilgrimage and household"--Provided by publisher.

"In this. Author N'Diaye estimates that 17 million East Africans were sold into slavery: "Most people still have the so-called Transatlantic [slave] trade by Europeans into the New World in mind. As many as a dozen slaves believed to have been responsible for the fire were lynched.

The girl who died is buried on the property, near Capt.

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Ross. Inthe grandson lost his court fight. Submission to legal slavery was the last resort. Their families were already constrained by the lower status of their enslaved kin since they were likely to live and work alongside them on the.

The Story My great-grandfather was conceived during slavery and born on a plantation in His mother, who is defined as “mulatto” in census records, was a year-old enslaved girl when.