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Slavery

  • By: Dilip Hiro
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Slavery has had an enormous impact on the history of the global economy in the past five centuries and has a long checkered history dating back to antiquity. It evolved differently in contexts of war and peace: In armed conflicts, victors ...

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