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The History of Slavery - From Egypt and the Romans to Christian Slavery –Complete Historical Overview - cover

The History of Slavery - From Egypt and the Romans to Christian Slavery –Complete Historical Overview

Adam Gurowski

Publisher: Madison & Adams Press

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Summary

It is asserted that domestic slavery has always been a constructive social element: history shows that it has always been destructive. History authoritatively establishes the fact that slavery is the most corroding social disease, and one, too, which acts most fatally on the slaveholding element in a community.
Not disease, but health, is the normal condition of man's physical organism: not oppression but freedom is the normal condition of human society. The laws of history are as absolute as the laws of nature or the laws of hygiene.
Contents:
Egyptians
Phœnicians    
Libyans    
Carthaginians    
Hebrews, or Beni-Israel    
Nabatheans    
Assyrians and Babylonians    
Medes and Persians    
Aryas—Hindus    
Chinese    
Greeks    
Romans—Republicans    
Romans—Political Slaves    
Christianity: its Churches and Creeds    
Gauls    
Germans    
Longobards—Italians    
Franks—French    
Britons, Anglo-Saxons, English
Slavi, Slavonians, Slaves, Russians

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