The Historical Encyclopedia of World SlaveryBook - 1997
The first work of its kind to document slavery on a global scale, The Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery is a two volume set that provides an in depth portrayal of human bondage and the slave trade from ancient times to the present.
* Presents 700 topics of world slavery in 500 to 1,500 word entries that are extensively cross referenced with bibliographical citations for further research
* Biographies portray the lives of notable figures such as Harriet Tubman, Mansa Musa, Laroslav the Wise
* 100 illustrations, with maps accompanying core essays involving specific geographic locations