Questions that really matter to people's lives, the White Slave Traffic
, Women Suffrage, the Insurance Bill, and so on.
As migration across the Bay is a running theme, the author traces the slave traffic
from eastern India.
The city is finally rectifying this with plans for a 16-by-24-inch memorial sign whose wording has not been set but will acknowledge that the city did indeed run a profitable slave market, rivalled only by Charleston, South Carolina, as a hub for American slave traffic
The title 'From Africa to Brazil', like many titles these days, is too general for the scope of this book, which is much more specific: it follows the slave traffic
between the Upper Guinea coast and the northern regions of Para and Maranhao in Brazil from 1600 to the 1830s.
McKenzie uses the intersecting accounts of the Lascelles family and John Dow to illuminate the debates over rights and liberty that resonated across the British Empire in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and in doing so, she demonstrates that forced labour was by no means limited to the business of the trans-Atlantic slave traffic
He states the museum is not showing much on the slave traffic
- maybe he should have gone to see the fine collection at the Maritime Museum.
International Agreement for the Suppression of the White Slave Traffic
, signed in Paris, 18 May 1904
The first step in this direction came in 1910, after Congress passed the White Slave Traffic
Act to target prostitution rings.
Vivid voices and images of slavery or slave traffic
in the region can surely be heard and seen.
Most of these left from Brazil, given the low volume of the Cuban slave traffic
in the 1840s, and only four from the United States.
the 1910 Mann Act, also know as White Slave Traffic
Act) and recent trafficking policy, both of which provide a context for current trafficking discourse.
But why have they nothing to say on raiders from further East than West Africa who carried slave traffic
well into the 20th Century, or foreigners currently operating openly at our air and sea ports, immune from interference that might offend their human rights?