The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery, Nide 1

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ABC-CLIO, 1997 - 805 sivua

The first work of its kind to document slavery on a global scale, The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery is a two volume set that provides an in depth portrayal of human bondage and the slave trade from ancient times to the present.


The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery presents 700 topics of world slavery in 500- to 1,500-word entries that are extensively cross-referenced with bibliographical citations for further research. The encyclopedia contains 100 illustrations, with maps accompanying core essays involving specific geographic locations. Biographies portray the lives of notable figures such as the remarkable life of the fugitive slave, nurse, spy, and abolitionist Harriet Tubman; Mali's ninth ruler, Mansa Musa; and the early ruler of Kievan Russia, Laroslav the Wise.

This is the first work of its kind to document slavery on a global scale and is an essential addition to every reference collection. Academic, high school, and public libraries, as well as genealogists, historical societies, and museum reference collections, will find this an invaluable resource on the topic of slavery throughout the world.


  • Presents 700 topics of world slavery in 500 to 1,500 word entries that are extensively cross referenced with bibliographical citations for further research
  • Biographies portray the lives of notable figures such as Harriet Tubman, Mansa Musa, Laroslav the Wise
  • 100 illustrations, with maps accompanying core essays involving specific geographic locations

 

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Junius P. Rodriguez, PhD, is associate professor of history at Eureka College, Eureka, IL. His published works include ABC-CLIO's award-winning The Louisiana Purchase and Chronology of World Slavery.

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