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William Wilberforce : the life of the great anti-slave trade campaigner / William Hague.

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Fortville-Vernon Twp PL - Fortville BIO WILBERFORCE, W. (Text) 38301000041320 Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780151012671
  • ISBN: 0151012679
  • Physical Description: xviii, 582 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, ℗♭2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published in Great Britain by HarperCollinsPublishers"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 543-555) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
One boy, two paths -- Ambition and election -- The devoted acolyte -- Agony and purpose -- Diligence and new causes -- The trade in flesh and blood -- Early optimism -- Eloquence without victory -- 'An overflowing mind' -- The independent -- Consuming passions -- Darkness before dawn -- Abolition -- High respect ; low politics -- The struggle renewed -- Under attack -- Trials of faith -- 'An increase of enjoyments' -- His feet on the rock.
Summary, etc.:
A major biography of abolitionist William Wilberforce, the man who fought for twenty years to abolish the Atlantic slave trade.
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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