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Ministere des affaire etrangeres, documents diplomatique, conference internationale pour la repression de la traite des Blanches by  M. (Ministere Des Affaires Etrangeres) Delcasse - Hardcover - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB and Biblio.co.uk

Ministere des affaire etrangeres, documents diplomatique, conference internationale pour la repression de la traite des Blanches

by Delcasse, M. (Ministere Des Affaires Etrangeres)

Condition: See description


Paris; 1902 and 1910: Imprimerie Nationale. Quarto. 212pp. and 108pp.Two volumes in one with two title pages, volume two with the original wrapper bound in. At the initiative of the French government, an International Conference for the Suppression of the White Slave Trade Traffic was concluded in 1904. followed by an International Convention of the same name in 1910. The agreement provided for the establishment of national machinery to coordinate information relative to the procuring "for immoral purposes" abroad of women or girls. States parties pledged to exchange this information and to take concerted measures for detecting persons involved in the traffic and repatriating its victims. In addition, the parties undertook to punish the traffickers if the victim was under twenty years old, even in cased in which the victim had consented. In the case of older women, who were presumed to be exercising the profession freely, traffickers would be punished only if they had used fraud violence or compulsion. Bound in between the two parts are two manuscript documents. One dated 1904, the other 1914 which describes these initiatives and which countries signed. Deacessioned duplicate from the United Nations Library, Geneva., with their perforated stamp. Bound in 1/4 brown cloth over marbled paper covered boards, red morocco spine label gilt, shelf sticker, and small sticker to last leaf. some toning to leaves. A very good copy.


  • Bookseller: Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 002206
  • Title: Ministere des affaire etrangeres, documents diplomatique, conference internationale pour la repression de la traite des Blanches
  • Author: Delcasse, M. (Ministere Des Affaires Etrangeres)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Imprimerie Nationale
  • Place: Paris; 1902 and 1910
  • Keywords: White Slave Trade;
  • Bookseller catalogs: Law;


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