Slavery in the Modern World [2 volumes]: A History of Political, Social, and Economic Oppression

Slavery in the Modern World [2 volumes]: A History of Political, Social, and Economic Oppression

By: Junius P. Rodriguez (editor)Hardback

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This work is the first encyclopedia on the labor practices that constitute modern-day slavery-and the individuals and organizations working today to eradicate them. * 450 entries on slavery practices and antislavery efforts, with coverage of Anti-Slavery International (ASI), Kevin Bales, the Bonded Labor Liberation Front (BLLF), debt bondage, the Laogai system, and more * 125 expert contributors from around the world, many among them key players in the fight to stop slave practices * 60 primary source documents, including official United Nations documents, antislavery legislation from various nations, and brief autobiographical accounts * A chronology highlighting the key events in the development of modern-day slavery * Maps, including a global map showing where modern-day slavery persists, and maps of various "hot spots", including Sudan, Mauritania, Pakistan, China, etc. * An exhaustive bibliography guiding readers to the available literature on contemporary slavery

About Author

Junius P. Rodriguez, PhD, is associate professor of history at Eureka College, Eureka, IL.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781851097838
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 859
  • ID: 9781851097838
  • ISBN10: 185109783X

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