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CFP: Panel, Women and Slavery in the Islamicate World, Then and Now, Middle East Studies Association (MESA), November 15-18, San Antonio, TX, 2018

Despite being abolished by law, slavery continues to be a global institution that crosses geographic, economic and legal borders. According to the most recent Global Slavery Index (2016-2017), it is estimated that over 40 million people are enslaved today, of which more than 15 million are women and girls.

Philippe Girard
Charlton Yingling

Yingling on Girard, 'Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life'

Philippe Girard. Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 352 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09413-4.

Reviewed by Charlton Yingling (University of Louisville)
Published on H-Slavery (January, 2018)
Commissioned by David M. Prior