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By Kevin Bales, Zoe Trodd, Alex Kent Williamson

There are 27 million slaves alive this present day, greater than at any element in heritage, and greater than have been stolen from Africa in the course of 4 centuries of the transatlantic slave alternate. Written by means of the world’s major specialists, this stunning and robust exam combines unique learn with first-hand tales from the slaves themselves to supply a competent account of 1 of the worst humanitarian crises dealing with us this day. Conservative estimates position the variety of slaves dwelling within the US at once at 40,000 with 17,000 members being trafficked a 12 months. round 1/2 those could be pressured into the intercourse whereas others labour in undeniable sight in inns and eating places. just a couple of slaves are reached and freed every year, however the authors provide desire for the longer term with a world blueprint that proposes to finish slavery in our lifetime. Kevin Bales is president of unfastened the Slaves and consultant to the UN and the united states and British governments. He lives in Takoma Park, MD. Zoe Trodd teaches within the historical past and literature division at Harvard college. Dr. Alex Kent Williamson works at kid's health facility Boston, Harvard University.

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