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Slavery, first published in 1958, examines four main types of modern slavery: chattel slavery; the sale of women into marriage; the sale of children into work and prostitution; serfdom. Mr Greenidge, a Director of the Anti-Slavery Society, marshals an astonishing array of findings into modern slavery, and outlines the history of the anti-slavery movement.
Table of Contents
Part 1. The Facts 1. Slavery, its Genesis and Definition 2. The Treatment of Slaves 3. Chattel Slavery Today 4. Slaving Trading Today 5. The Attitude of Islam 6. Debt Bondage 7. Serfdom or Peonage 8. The Sale of Women into Marriage 9. The Sham Adoption of Children Part 2. The Fight 10. Slave Charities 11. The Anti-Slavery Movement: Slave Trading 12. The Anti-Slavery Movement: Slavery Itself 13. The Anti-Slavery Society 14. International Action Before the League of Nations 15. The League of Nations and After 16. Action by the United Nations 17. What Remains to be Done Appendices 1. The Brussels Act of 1890 2. The Slavery Convention of 1926 3. The Supplementary Convention of 1956