By Matthew S. Hopper
Hopper’s booklet hyperlinks the private tales of enslaved Africans to the impersonal worldwide commodity chains their hard work enabled, demonstrating how the starting to be call for for employees created through a world call for for Persian Gulf items pressured the enslavement of those humans and their transportation to jap Arabia. His provocative and deeply researched background fills a salient hole within the literature at the African diaspora.
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Slaves of One Master: Globalization and Slavery in Arabia in the Age of Empire by Matthew S. Hopper