Franklin

Human trafficking in colonial Vietnam / Micheline Lessard.

Author/Creator:
Lessard, Micheline R., author.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015.
Series:
Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia series ; 72.
Routledge contemporary Southeast Asia series ; 72
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 152 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Human trafficking -- Vietnam -- History.
Prostitution -- Vietnam -- History.
Vietnam -- Social conditions -- 1858-1945.
Human trafficking.
Prostitution.
Social history.
Vietnam.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
That which fills our heart with bitterness: missionaries and the purchase of Vietnamese women and children
The principal article of trade: military accounts of human trafficking in Tonkin during the pacification campaigns and beyond
This odious traffic in Annamite children: French consuls and the victims of human trafficking
These kidnappings are Injurious to our prestige: the French colonial administration and its inability to stem the tide of human trafficking in Indochina.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-147) and index.
ISBN:
9781138848184 (hardback)
1138848182 (hardback)
9781315726182 (e-book)
OCLC:
897437680
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