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Five Thousand Years of Slavery


Book Description
When they were too impoverished to raise their families, ancient Sumerians sold their children into bondage. Slave women in Rome faced never-ending household drudgery. The ninth-century Zanj were transported from East Africa to work the salt marshes of Iraq. Cotton pickers worked under terrible duress in the American South.

Ancient history? Tragically, no. In our time, slavery wears many fa... More
Book Information
PublisherTundra Books Inc
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages176
ISBN-100887769144
ISBN-13978-0887769146
Publication Date01/11/2011
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About Janet Willen (Author) : Janet Willen is a published author. A published credit of Janet Willen is Five Thousand Years of Slavery.
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