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Survivors of slavery : modern-day slave narratives

Author: Laura Murphy
Publisher: New York Columbia University Press 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Historia
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Murphy
ISBN: 9780231164238 0231164238
OCLC Number: 974201103
Description: XXIV, 312 pages
Contents: Foreword by Kevin Bales and Minh Dang Acknowledgments Introduction 1. The Allure of Work 2. Slaves in the Family 3. Case Study: Interviews from a Brothel 4. Painful Defiance and Contested Freedom 5. Community Response and Resistance 6. Case Study: Mining Unity 7. The Voice and the Silence of Slavery 8. Becoming an Activist 9. Case Study: Coalition Against Slavery and Trafficking, Survivor Advisory Caucus Epilogue: Twenty-First-Century Abolitionists-What You Can Do to End Slavery Appendix A: Antislavery Organizations Appendix B: Signs of Enslavement Appendix C: Suggestions for Further Reading and Viewing Notes Index
Responsibility: Laura T. Murphy.

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Murphy has allowed the victims of contemporary bondage to speak for themselves. These often heart-wrenching accounts do more than reveal the tragic stories of contemporary abuse and suffering; they Read more...

 
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