Five Thousand Years of Slavery

Gann, Marjorie

Book - 2011
Average Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5.
Five Thousand Years of Slavery
Traces the practice of slavery throughout the millennia, drawing on historical narratives, personal accounts, and visual sources to cover such examples as the ancient Sumerian practice of selling impoverished children into bondage and the oppression of ninth-century Zanj salt marsh workers.

Publisher: Toronto : Tundra Books, c2011
ISBN: 0887769144
Branch Call Number: j 306.36209 G198f 2011
Characteristics: 168 p. :,ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Willen, Janet


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(Gr 6-9) "This well-researched global survey introduces readers to slavery practices, customs, suffering, uprisings, and revolts as well as antislavery efforts from ancient Greece and Rome to today's world...Personal accounts are woven into the text...The authors promote global awareness and... Read More »

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