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The Harem, Slavery and British Imperial Culture

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Preface and acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. From desert caravans to Red Sea coasts: the British anti-slavery campaign in Egypt 3. Networks of support: English activism and slavery redefined 4. 'The British Turk' and the 'Christian Harem': imperial ideology in English gender politics 5. Islam in England 6. Conclusion Select Bibliography Index -- .

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Diane Robinson-Dunn is a Professor of History at the University of Detroit Mercy -- .


'Lucid and innovative ...highly original ...well-researched, well-written and well-argued, proving a great addition to our knowledge of the effects of empire on metropolitan society. Robinson-Dunn ...brings to life some rich historical episodes and actors.' Benjamin Hopkins, Professor of History and International Affairs at the George Washington University 'Timely and relevant ...a striking addition to an interactive imperial historiography ...a very important work.' John MacKenzie, eminent historian, founder of the Studies in Imperialism series and Professor Emeritus at Lancaster University 'Stimulating ...a novel twist on the way in which the connections between metropole and empire during this period have usually been approached and discussed.' Sarah Ansari, Professor of History at Royal Holloway College, University of London 'A wonderful book which bridges Egyptian and imperial history.' Beth Baron, Professor of History and Director of the Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center, Graduate Center, City University of New York 'A straightforward and engaging piece of historical research ...spirited and well-documented.' William Clarence-Smith, Professor of History at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London -- .

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