To Plead Our Own Cause: Personal Storiess by Today's Slaves / Edition 1

To Plead Our Own Cause: Personal Storiess by Today's Slaves / Edition 1

by Kevin Bales
     
 

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.See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801474385
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
05/15/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Long Juneteenth

1. Sights and Scenes: Modern Slave Experiences

2. Ain't I a Woman? Female Slaves and the Dynamics of Gender

3. The Turning Point: Liberation from Bondage

4. Not Yet Realized: The Problem of Freedom

5. The Severed Chain: Freedom after Bondage

Appendix: Antislavery Organizations and Agencies

Permissions and Credits

Index

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