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MeSH HeadingSlavery
Tree NumberI01.880.735.384.800
Scope NoteThe status or condition of a person over whom any or all of the powers attaching to the right of ownership are exercised. The slave trade is all acts involved in the capture, acquisition or disposal of persons with intent to reduce them to enslavement; all acts involved in the acquisition of enslaved persons with a view to selling or exchanging them; all acts of disposal by sale or exchange of persons acquired with a view to being sold or exchanged, and, in general, every act of trade or transport of slaves. ( from accessed 10/18/2012)
Entry TermEnslavement
Entry TermSlaveholding
See AlsoSlaves
Allowable QualifiersCL EC EH ES HI LJ PC PX SN TD
History Note2014
Date of Entry20130708
Unique IDD063947

MeSH Tree Structures

Social Sciences [I01]
   Sociology [I01.880]
      Social Problems [I01.880.735]
         Human Rights Abuses [I01.880.735.384]
Human Trafficking [I01.880.735.384.399]
Organ Trafficking [I01.880.735.384.599]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeSlavery [I01.880.735.384.800]

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