Slavery

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Slavery

The practice in which one person owns another person, or at least that person's labor. In either case, the owner does not compensate the slave for his/her work. Slavery is one of the world's oldest institutions. In the modern world, it is considered one of the most egregious human rights violations. It is illegal in nearly every country, but still exists. In the present, it is strongly associated with sexual trafficking and forced domestic servants.
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Back in the masters' nest, which can be located in hollow acorns, nutshells, or twigs, the brood care behaviour of the emerging slave workers is exploited to the advantage of the slavemaker species.
stunning Caribs Beach near Hastings, Barbados Pictures: 4CORNERS IMAGES/ALAMY/TRAVEL LIBRARY; 300-year-old Sunbury Plantation House; Chattel houses where slave workers lived; Weird coral rock formations at Bathsheba
While accounts of relations with the native inhabitants of America, the importation of slave workers and indentured servants, and the recruitment of women for the colonies interlace this book, more might be done to foreground and emphasize how these issues were textually represented in the period.
EXHIBITION: A large show, 100 per cent Cotton tells the not always admirable story of cotton production, from plantation slave workers to modern mechanised farming.
It is thought the Germans feared that the "Continental XI" - a team of slave workers from various parts of occupied Europe - would launch an Escape to Victorystyle bid for freedom.
It is thought that the match was banned by the German occupiers of the island because they feared that the "Continental XI" - a team of slave workers from various parts of occupied Europe - would launch an Escape to Victory-style bid for freedom.
Just before the Civil War, there were 1,600 naval stores establishments in the Tar Heel State employing 4,000 mostly slave workers. Even then, operators and their labor were moving into fresh forests farther South, especially in Georgia and Alabama, and the industry came to be characterized by a destructive nomadic impulse.
The largest construction in the Channel Islands, it was hewn out of solid rock by slave workers of many nationalities during the occupation.
When she inherited his art collection she sold it and used the money to benefit Jewish women and former slave workers in the Soviet Union, where other aid was not available.
During its first two months in office, 841 slave workers were released and paid compensation.