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Contents Abbreviations ix Introduction 1 Part I.The Status of Slaves 25 1.The Denationalization of Slaves 27 2.The Slave as Chattel and Human Being 55 3.Women, Slaves, and Minors 69 4.Hierarchical Equations and Differentiations 83 5.Between Slavery and Freedom 105 Summary 116 Part II.Slaves and the Family 121 6.Slaves within the Household 123 7.MasterSlave Relationships 149 8.Prostitutes and Concubines 179 9.Power Relationships 202 Summary 212 Part III.Slaves and the Economy 217 10.The Sources of Slaves 221 11.The Acquisition and Sale of Slaves 247 12.Slaves as Intermediaries in Business Transactions 275 13.The Location of Slaves in Ancient Jewish Society 285 14.The Manumission of Slaves 304 Summary 319 Part IV.The Symbolic Significance of Slavery 323 15.Slavery as Metaphor 327 16.Slave Parables 346 17.Slavery and the Exodus Experience 363 Summary 377 Conclusions 380 Bibliography 393 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Slavery -- History.
Slavery -- Social aspects -- Greece.
Slavery -- Social aspects -- Rome.
Slavery -- Social aspects -- Palestine.
Slavery and Judaism.
Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Jews -- Civilization -- To 70 A.D.