Slavery and Empire in Central Asia

@inproceedings{Eden2018SlaveryAE,
  title={Slavery and Empire in Central Asia},
  author={J. Eden},
  year={2018}
}
This dissertation is the first major study of a slave trade that captured up to one million slaves along the Russian and Iranian frontiers over the course of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries alone. Slaves served as farm-workers, herdsmen, craftsmen, soldiers, concubines, and even, in rare cases, as high-ranking officials in the region between the Caspian Sea and westernmost China. Most of these slaves were Shīʿites who were captured by Sunni Turkmens and sold in Central Asian cities and… Expand
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