New sources and research illuminate the individual lives of African slaves in the Middle East
TERENCE WALZ is an independent scholar working in Washington, DC. He is the author of Trade Between Egypt and Bilad as-Sudan, 1700-1820. KENNETH M. CUNO is associate professor of history at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign. He co-edited Family, Gender and Law in a Globalizing Middle East and South Asia and is the author of The Pasha's Peasants: Land, Society and Economy in Lower Egypt, 1740-1858.