Possessed by the Right Hand: The Problem of Slavery in Islamic Law and Muslim Cultures (Studies in Global Slavery #8) (Paperback)

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In Possessed by the Right Hand, Bernard K. Freamon offers a comprehensive legal history of slavery and slave-trading in Islam, considering the impact of Western abolitionism, its failure, and the implications of the rise of ISIS and Boko Haram.

About the Author


Bernard K. Freamon, LLM (2002), JSD (2007), Columbia University; JD (1974), Rutgers Law School, is Emeritus Professor of Law, Seton Hall Law School. He is the author of "Straight, No Chaser: Slavery, Abolition and Modern Islamic Thought" in Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition (YUP, 2013) and other works.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789004447240
ISBN-10: 9004447245
Publisher: Brill
Publication Date: March 4th, 2021
Pages: 586
Language: English
Series: Studies in Global Slavery