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Author Miers, Suzanne.
Title Slavery in the twentieth century : the evolution of a global problem / Suzanne Miers.
Imprint Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, [2003]
©2003

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Author Miers, Suzanne.
Subject Slavery -- History -- 20th century.
Antislavery movements -- History -- 20th century.
Description xx, 505 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 457-484) and index.
Contents 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.
ISBN 0759103399 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0759103402 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 50129304
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Acknowledgments 
 Abbreviations and Acronyms 
1The Rise of the British Antislavery Movement1
2Forging a Treaty Network against the Slave Trade14
3Emancipation in Theory and Practice29
4From Slavery to New Forms of Exploitation47
5New International Machinery58
6Ethiopia, the League of Nations, and Slavery66
7Slavery in Hijaz87
8The Temporary Slavery Commission and the Expanding Definition of Slavery100
9The Slavery Convention of 1926121
10The International Labor Organization and the Forced Labor Convention134
11The League of Nations and Slavery in the British Empire152
12The Problems of Moral Foreign Policy 1925-1932174
13The Committee of Experts on Slavery197
14The Advisory Committee of Experts on Slavery216
15Slavery in a Changing World 1932-1939: Ethiopia239
16Slavery in a Changing World 1932-1939: Arabia, the Red Sea, and Persian Gulf254
17The Advisory Committee of Experts on Slavery 1936-1939278
18The Slavery Question From 1939 to 1949300
19The Cold War and the Supplementary Slavery Convention of 1956317
20The End of Slavery in Arabia and the Persian Gulf 1950-1970339
21Slavery at the United Nations 1956-1966358
22The Final Struggle for a United Nations Slavery Committee 1966-1974373
23Epilogue: The UN Working Group on Contemporary Forms of Slavery392
24Contemporary Forms of Slavery415
25Conclusion: The Antislavery Campaign in the Twentieth Century445
 Bibliography457
 Index485
 About the Author505



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