Front cover of 'The Story of Slavery' featuring some photograph and illustrations of slaves and slavery paraphernalia.
Double page spread inside book showing the beginning of a chapter titled 'Great Escapes' with text on the left-hand page and an illustration of a slave running from men on horses through dense undergrowth.

The Story of Slavery

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Throughout history, there have been slaves - people who are owned by other people, who can be bought and sold, and live without freedom. This book tells their compelling story of endurance and survival against the odds.

This book is aimed at giving children an introduction to Slavery from Ancient times to the present day, focusing on the International Slave Trade, it contains full colour illustrations, photographs and a timeline.



Format: Hardback, 64 pages

Publisher: Usborne

ISBN: 978074608752-7



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