Slavery in the twentieth century : the evolution of a global problem / Suzanne Miers
- Miers, Suzanne
- Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- xx, 505 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
- The rise of the British antislavery movement -- Forging a treaty network against the slave trade -- Emancipation in theory and practice -- From slavery to new forms of exploitation -- New international machinery -- Ethiopia, the League of Nations, and slavery -- Slavery in Hijaz -- The Temporary Slavery Commission and the expanding definition of slavery -- The Slavery Convention of 1926 -- The International Labor Organization and the Forced Labor Convention -- The League of Nations and slavery in the British Empire -- The problems of a moral foreign policy 1925-1932 -- The Committee of Experts on Slavery -- The Advisory Committee of Experts on Slavery -- Slavery in a changing world 1932-1939: Ethiopia -- Slavery in a changing world 1932-1939: Arabia, the Red Sea and Persian Gulf -- The Advisory Committee of Experts on Slavery 1936-1939 -- The slavery question from 1939-1949 -- The Cold War and the Supplementary Slavery Convention of 1956 -- The end of slavery in Arabia and the Persian Gulf 1950-1970 -- Slavery at the United Nations 1956-1966 -- The final struggle for a United Nations Slavery Committee 1966-1974 -- Epilogue: The UN Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery -- Contemporary forms of slavery -- Conclusion: the antislavery campaign in the twentieth century.
- 0759103399 (hardcover : alk. paper) and 0759103402 (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-484) and index.
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