Slavery: type [EA070]

Description: The forms and prevalence of slave status, treated quite independently of both class and caste status.

Code # Code
1 Absence or near absence of slavery
2 Incipient or nonhereditary slavery, i.e., where slave status is temporary and not transmitted to the children of slaves
3 Slavery reported but not identified as hereditary or nonhereditary
4 Hereditary slavery present and of at least modest social significance

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Dataset:
Ethnographic Atlas
Variable:
Slavery: type [EA070]
Description:
The forms and prevalence of slave status, treated quite independently of both class and caste status.
Values:
1 Absence of slavery 546
2 Slavery, nonhereditary 131
3 Slavery, no info on heritability 217
4 Slavery, hereditary 227
Datapoint Society Language family Details Focal year Subcase