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To Plead Our Own Cause

Personal Stories by Today's Slaves

To Plead Our Own Cause( )
Editor: Bales, Kevin
Trodd, Zoe
Publication Date:Jun 2008
Publisher:Cornell University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $36.99
Book Description:

Contains 95 narratives by slaves and former slaves from around the globe that movingly and eloquently chronicle the horrors of contemporary slavery, the process of becoming free, and the challenges faced by former slaves as they build a life in freedom.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Slavery
Political Science / Labor & Industrial Relations
Social Science / Prostitution & Sex Trade
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 cm
Book Weight:0.398 Kilograms
Author Biography
Kevin Bales is the co-founder and former president of Free the Slaves, the largest abolitionist organization in the world. He has also served as a trustee of Anti-Slavery International and as a consultant to the United Nations Global Program Against Trafficking in Human Beings. He is the author of numerous reports, monographs, and books on modern slavery including Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy and Blood and Earth: Modern Slavery, Ecocide, and the Secret to Saving the World.


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