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Slavery, Manumission, and the British Policy in the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea in the 1930s

  • 208 Knox Hall, Columbia University 606 West 122nd Street New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

A talk by Jerzy Zdanowski, Professor in Middle East Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw
Moderated by Professor Lawrence Potter

This talk will cover the engagement of the British authorities in suppressing the slave trade and the resultant eradication of slavery in the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea throughout the first half of the twentieth century, which combined both diplomatic and military measures.