- Hardcover: 283 pages
- Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press; First edition (May 1985)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0299095207
- ISBN-13: 978-0299095208
- Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.3 x 0.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,611,070 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Dar Al-Kuti and the Last Years of the Trans-Saharan Slave Trade First Edition
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(1) Memories of a long tradition of slavery across much of the African Sahel, particularly in Sudan and Chad, have poisoned relations between Muslims and non-Muslims, and internal north-south relations to the present day: Chad has miraculously remained one nation. But Sudan split in July 2011 into two disaster-prone, separate entities. In the CAR Muslims and non-Muslims appear to have co-existed peacefully from colonial times onwards and continued doing so since independence. For generations resident Muslim Sudanese merchants and traders bought and sold products in the CAR and worked in other capacities, often as citizens.
(2) What upset this peaceful co-existence is due, again, to dynamics and events north in Sudan and Chad. Heavily armed, highly mobile, foreign, mostly Arab forces called “Seleka” recently invaded the CAR, grabbed control of its capital and installed a puppet head of state and cabinet. After months of chaos and lawlessness with impunity, CAR’s first Muslim president was forced by a conference of regional leaders gathered in Ndjaména, to step down. The CAR is currently the scene of revenge killings of Muslims.Read more ›