Chapter 14. Slaves, Eunuchs, and Blacks

  1. Charles Lindholm

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696170.ch14

The Islamic Middle East: Tradition and Change, Revised Edition

The Islamic Middle East: Tradition and Change, Revised Edition

How to Cite

Lindholm, C. (2002) Slaves, Eunuchs, and Blacks, in The Islamic Middle East: Tradition and Change, Revised Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696170.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101462

Online ISBN: 9780470696170

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Keywords:

  • slaves;
  • blacks;
  • eunuchs;
  • administration;
  • manpower

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Gelded Warriors: Slaves and Clients

  • Race and Inferiority

  • The Categorization of Human Types

  • Noble Slaves, Base Freemen