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Speaker: Jessica R. Pliley

Title: The White Slave Traffic Act

Subtitle: A Useable Past and the Deep Roots of Modern Day Slavery

Conference: Gilder Lehman Center's 14th Annual International Conference: Abolition Past and Present: Scholars, Activists, and the Challenge of Contemporary Slavery (November 8-10, 2012)

Place: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Date: November 9, 2012

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century | American History: U.S. History | Prosecution: Law / White Slave Traffic Act; Types: Sex Trafficking


Link: (Free Access)


Speaker: Jessica Pliley, Department of History, Texas State University at San Marcos – Speaker's Personal Website,

Wikipedia: History of the Americas: History of the United States | Law: Mann Act | Sex and the law: Sex trafficking