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Peru prohibits the importation of workers from the Pacific islands

South America, 1857, zoomable map
04/28/1863
Peru prohibited the importation of workers from the Pacific Islands.  These workers had been treated as virtual slaves after the country banned African slavery in 1854. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
Junius P. Rodriguez, Chronology of World Slavery (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1999), 185.

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