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William Wilberforce: a hero for humanity [electronic resource].

Belmonte, Kevin Charles. (Author). Vance, Simon. (Narrator). Belmonte, Kevin Charles. Hero for Humanity. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780310869146 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 0310869145 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 16 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Zondervan : 2011.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Simon Vance.
Summary, etc.: Dramatized in the major motion picture Amazing Grace, the story of William Wilberforce is the remarkable account of how one man's vision, courage, and relentless pursuit of justice brought freedom to thousands and changed the course of history. William Wilberforce: A Hero for Humanity is the definitive biography of the English statesman who overcame incredible odds to bring about the end of slavery and slave trade. Called "the wittiest man in England" by philosopher and novelist Madame de Stael, praised by Abraham Lincoln, and renowned for his oratorical genius, Wilberforce worked tirelessly to accomplish his goal. Whether you are an avid student of history, a pupil of prominent leaders of the past, or simply someone who reads for pleasure, you will love award-winning biographer Kevin Belmonte's vivid account of the life of William Wilberforce.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833.
Legislators > Great Britain > Biography.
Abolitionists > Great Britain > Biography.
Philanthropists > Great Britain > Biography.
Great Britain > Politics and government > 1760-1820.
Great Britain > Politics and government > 1820-1830.

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