Selim Aga: A Slave's Odyssey by James MccarthySelim Aga: A Slave's Odyssey by James Mccarthy

Selim Aga: A Slave's Odyssey

byJames Mccarthy

Hardcover | May 31, 2006

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Selim Aga was eight years old when he was abducted from the Nuba Mountains of Sudan and sold into slavery and auctioned 2000 miles away in Egypt to the highest bidder. Born around 1827 Selim was killed in a war in Liberia in 1875. How then did this slave come to be lecturing to fashionable audiences in London and publishing in the Geographical Magazine? James McCarthy has pieced together the life of this remarkable man using Selim's own narrative and those of others such as Sir Richard Burton.
James McCarthy, former Deputy Director for Scotland of the Nature Conservancy Council, is now a Board Meiber of SNH. He has extensive experience both of introducing visitors to the best of natural Scotland, and training professionals from conservation organisations.About James Robertson: James Robertson was born in Kent in 1958, but gr...
Title:Selim Aga: A Slave's OdysseyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8 × 5 × 1.2 inPublished:May 31, 2006Publisher:Luath Press LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1905222173

ISBN - 13:9781905222179

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