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Amazing Grace : William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery

Author: Eric Metaxas; ERIC METAXAS.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Audio, ℗2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce, and his extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament. At the center of this heroic life was a passionate twenty-year fight to abolish the British slave trade, a battle Wilberforce won in 1807, as well as efforts to abolish slavery itself in the British colonies, a victory achieved  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Metaxas; ERIC METAXAS.
OCLC Number: 610343678
Performer(s): Read by Johnny Heller.
Description: 8 compact discs (10 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Eric Metaxas.

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Tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce, and his extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament. At the center of this heroic life was a passionate twenty-year fight to abolish the British slave trade, a battle Wilberforce won in 1807, as well as efforts to abolish slavery itself in the British colonies, a victory achieved just three days before his death in 1833. This is a man of whom it can truly be said: he changed the world. Before Wilberforce, few thought slavery was wrong. After Wilberforce, most societies in the world came to see it as a great moral wrong.--From publisher description.

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