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Slavery in the Premodern World


About the Course:

Emphasizing slavery’s persistence in the Middle Ages, this course explores the experiences of captives, slaves, and serfs, as well as eunuchs, concubines and slave-soldiers (mamluks) in Western Europe, Byzantium and the Islamic World from 500-1500.


HIST 4A or HIST 4B or HIST 2A or HIST 2B.


View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: Debra Blumenthal   

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