Modern Slavery

Pages: 240
Subject: Anthropology, Current Affairs
Series: Beginner's Guides
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: Illustrations, maps, ports

Modern Slavery

A Beginner's Guide

Alex Kent Williamson, Kevin Bales, Zoe Trodd

There are 27 million slaves alive today - more than at any point in history
9781851688159 (1 Apr 2011)
RRP £9.99 / US$14.95

The Book

Written by the world's leading experts and campaigners, Modern Slavery: A Beginner's Guide blends original research with shocking first-hand accounts from slaves themselves around the world to reveal the truth behind one of the worst humanitarian crises facing us today. Only a handful of slaves are reached and freed each year, but the authors offer hope for the future with a global blueprint that proposes to end slavery in our lifetime All royalties will go to Free the Slaves.

Additional Information

Subject Anthropology, Current Affairs
Series Beginner's Guides
Pages 240
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations Illustrations, maps, ports


About the Author

Kevin Bales is president of Free the Slaves and advisor to the UN and US government. He is the author of the award-winning Disposable People and Ending Slavery.

Zoe Trodd is a professor at the University of Nottingham and Alex Kent Williamson is a pathology specialist at Harvard University.


"What is needed is nothing less than a new abolition movement, led by campaigners as determined as Douglass or Wilberforce. This timely and important book is its rallying call."

- The Times