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Five thousand years of slavery, Marjorie Gann, Janet Willen

Label
Five thousand years of slavery
Title
Five thousand years of slavery
Statement of responsibility
Marjorie Gann, Janet Willen
Title variation
5000 years of slavery
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gann, Marjorie
Dewey number
j306.3/6209
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT861
LC item number
.G35 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Willen, Janet
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Five thousand years of slavery, Marjorie Gann, Janet Willen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 162) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
To be a slave -- Kings, pharaohs, and prophets: the Ancient Near East -- Rebellion and revenge: Ancient Greece and Rome -- Saints and Vikings: Europe in the Middle Ages -- In the realm of the Qur'an: slavery under Islam -- Caravans, canoes, and captives: Africa -- Explorers, laborers, warriors, chiefs: the Americas -- The treacherous triangle: South America and the Caribbean -- "The monster is dead!": British abolition -- In the land of liberty: North America -- Civil war, civil rights: The United States -- Blackbirders, coolies, and slave girls: Asia and the Southern Pacific -- Slavery is not history -- The modern world -- To be free
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
168 p.
Isbn
9780887769146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
  • ocn445232074
  • (OCoLC)445232074
Label
Five thousand years of slavery, Marjorie Gann, Janet Willen
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 162) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
To be a slave -- Kings, pharaohs, and prophets: the Ancient Near East -- Rebellion and revenge: Ancient Greece and Rome -- Saints and Vikings: Europe in the Middle Ages -- In the realm of the Qur'an: slavery under Islam -- Caravans, canoes, and captives: Africa -- Explorers, laborers, warriors, chiefs: the Americas -- The treacherous triangle: South America and the Caribbean -- "The monster is dead!": British abolition -- In the land of liberty: North America -- Civil war, civil rights: The United States -- Blackbirders, coolies, and slave girls: Asia and the Southern Pacific -- Slavery is not history -- The modern world -- To be free
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
168 p.
Isbn
9780887769146
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), col. maps
System control number
  • ocn445232074
  • (OCoLC)445232074

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