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Abolition of slavery timeline

Abolition of slavery occurred as abolition in specific countries, abolition of the trade in slaves and abolition throughout empires. Each of these steps was usually the result of a separate law or action.


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[edit] Early timeline

It should be noted that many of these changes were reversed in practice over the succeeding centuries.

[edit] Modern timeline

[edit] 1500-1700

[edit] 1700-1800

[edit] 1800-1900

[edit] 1900-today

While now illegal everywhere, slavery or practices akin to it continue today in many countries throughout the world.

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[edit] Further reading

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  1. ^ page 6 of Women Prisoners and Health Justice by Diane C. Hatton, Anastasia A. Fisher, Andrew Coyle
  2. ^ Religions and the abolition of slavery - a comparative approach by William G. Clarence-Smith
  3. ^
  4. ^ Christopher L. Miller, The French Atlantic triangle: literature and culture of the slave trade, p.20.
  5. ^ [ttp:// page 22 of Dictatorship By Ron Fridell]
  6. ^ Historical survey > Ways of ending slavery
  7. ^ a b c Hobhouse, Henry. Seeds of Change: Six Plants That Transformed Mankind, 2005. Page 111.
  8. ^ Heward, Edmund (1979). Lord Mansfield: A Biography of William Murray 1st Earl of Mansfield 1705–1793 Lord Chief Justice for 32 years. p.141. Chichester: Barry Rose (publishers) Ltd. ISBN 0859921638
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Robert William Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman. Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery, 1995. Pages 33-34.
  10. ^ A Leon Higginbotham, Jr., In the Matter of Color: Race & the American Legal Process, Oxford University Press, 1978. p.310.
  11. ^ Historical survey > Slave societies
  12. ^ Viorel Achim, The Roma in Romanian History, Central European University Press, Budapest, 2004. ISBN 963-9241-84-9, p.128
  13. ^ Higginbotham, p.310.
  14. ^ The Historical encyclopedia of world slavery, Volume 1 By Junius P. Rodriguez
  15. ^ In 1804 France re-legalizes slavery in the Caribbean colonies.
  16. ^ Higginbotham, p.147.
  17. ^ Higginbotham, p.310.
  18. ^ Sailing against slavery. By Jo Loosemore BBC
  19. ^ Foner, Eric. "Forgotten step towards freedom," New York Times. 30 December 2007.
  20. ^ "Oíd el ruido de rotas cadenas": â¡Al fin libres!(Spanish)
  21. ^ a b "Blacks in Latin America," Microsoft Encarta 98 Encyclopedia. Microsoft Corporation.
  22. ^ Higginbotham, pp.146-47.
  23. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Chronological Table of the Statutes" (1959 edition)
  24. ^ a b c Aguilera, Miguel (1965). La Legislacion y el derecho en Colombia. Historia extensa de Colombia. 14. Bogota: Lemer. pp. 428–442. 
  25. ^ Higginbotham, p.146-47.
  26. ^ Finkelman and Miller, Macmillan Encyclopedia of World Slavery 1:293
  27. ^ Erler, Yavuz. How effective was the Ottoman legislation on the slavery of women in the Ottoman Balkans?, 2006.
  28. ^ a b Cobb, Thomas Read Rootes. An Inquiry Into the Law of Negro Slavery in the United States of America: To which is Prefixed An Historical Sketch of Slavery, 1858. Page cxcii.
  29. ^ 1840 U.S. Census, Pennsylvania
  30. ^ Finkelman and Miller, Macmillan Encyclopedia of World Slavery 1:377
  31. ^ a b Mihail Kogäƒlniceanu, Dezrobirea Å£iganilor, ÅŸtergerea privilegiilor boiereÅŸti, emanciparea Å£äƒranilor, 1891
  32. ^ Peter Kolchin, Unfree Labor (1987)
  33. ^ Finkelman and Miller, Macmillan Encyclopedia of World Slavery 2:637
  34. ^ Fleet, Kate. "Slavery in the Ottoman Empire and Its Demise, 1800-1909." Middle Eastern Studies. 1998.
  35. ^ Finkelman and Miller, Macmillan Encyclopedia of World Slavery 1:124
  36. ^ Welcome to Encyclopædia Britannica's Guide to History
  37. ^ Swahili Coast
  38. ^ Historical survey > Ways of ending slavery
  39. ^ Baker, Chris and Pasuk Phongpaichit. A History of Thailand, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006, p. 61.
  40. ^ Whelpton, John. A History of Nepal, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2005, p. 53.
  41. ^ Garti-Khamendeu
  42. ^ Afghan Constitution: 1923
  43. ^ The slave trade: myths and preconceptions
  44. ^ House of Commons - International Development - Memoranda
  45. ^ Barker, A. J., The Rape of Ethiopia 1936, p. 36
  46. ^ The End of Slavery
  47. ^ "Universal Declaration of Human Rights". United Nations. 10 December 1948. Retrieved 13 December 2007. "Adopted and proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 217 A (III) of 10 December 1948 ... Article 4. No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms." 
  48. ^ Slavery in Mauritania
  49. ^ Disposable People

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