Suakin: A Northeast African Port in the Ottoman Empire

@article{Peacock2012SuakinAN,
  title={Suakin: A Northeast African Port in the Ottoman Empire},
  author={Andrew Charles Spencer Peacock},
  journal={Northeast African Studies},
  year={2012},
  volume={12},
  pages={29 - 50}
}
  • A. Peacock
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Northeast African Studies
Capital of the Ottoman province of Habeş and a major entrepôt for trade between the African interior and the Hijaz, the Indian Ocean, and Egypt, Suakin’s apogee largely coincided with its direct rule by the Ottomans between the early to mid sixteenth century and the early nineteenth century. Although a number of short studies of the history of Suakin have been written, these have rarely referred to the pertinent Ottoman language sources. Older scholarship thus tended to assume the port was… Expand
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