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Were there slaves in ancient China?

By |2018-04-18T09:54:14+00:00June 6th, 2017|China, People|

An enslaved woman dancer from the Han Dynasty Some people in China were probably forced into slavery as long ago as the Stone Age. Probably slavery was a way to pay off the debts that farmers can't help falling into, or a punishment for stealing. By about 1000 BC in the Shang Dynasty, however, most [...]