The Sultan's Shadow by Christiane Bird

Full Title: The Sultan's Shadow: One Family's Rule At The Crossroads Of East And West
Author/Editor(s): Christiane Bird
ISBN: 0345469402, 9780345469403
Publisher: Random House
Published Place: New York
Published/Copyright Year: 2010
Language: English
Physical Description: 25 cm
LCCN: 2009042845
Edition: 1st Edition [View All Editions]
Number of pages: 374 (xxii, 374 pages)
Categories:
Said, > Sultan Of Oman, > D. 1856
Ruete, Emilie, > 1844-1924
Princesses > Oman > Biography
Slave Trade > Arab Countries > History > 19th Century
Oman > Kings And Rulers > Biography
Oman > Relations > Africa, East
Africa, East > Relations > Oman
Oman > Relations > Germany
Germany > Relations > Oman
Zanzibar > History > 19th Century

Content:
pt. 1: Oman. Beginnings
Muscat
Slavery
The Portuguese invasion
The Al Busaids come to power
War with the Wahhabis
Seyyid Said in Muscat
pt. 2: Zanzibar. A princess is born
Clove fever
The move to town
On the streets
A day in the life
Gatherings
The slave trade
Americans in Zanzibar
The Swahili
Seyyid Said's last journey
The explorers
Rebellion
Elopement
pt. 3: Germany and Africa. Hamburg
Alone
Changes
Tippu Tip
Dr. Livingstone
Stanley meets Tippu Tip
Seyyid Barghash
Endings.
Oman's Sultan Said and his rebellious daughter Princess Salme
comes to life in this compelling narrative. Sultan Said and his descendants were shadowed and all but shattered by the rise and fall of East Africa's nineteenth-century slave trade.

Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-364) and index.

ISBNPlus ID: LOC.V39.293017-1-2826962
Other ID: 457148138(OCLC)
Nature: Bibliographies
Form: Nonfiction
LC Call No: DS247.O66 B57 2010
Dewey Decimal: 953.53
Released Date: 20110523

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APA Style:
Bird, C. (2010). The Sultan's Shadow: One Family's Rule At The Crossroads Of East And West. New York: Random House.

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Bird, Christiane. The Sultan's Shadow: One Family's Rule At The Crossroads Of East And West. New York: Random House, 2010. Print.

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Bird, Christiane. The Sultan's Shadow: One Family's Rule At The Crossroads Of East And West. New York: Random House, 2010.