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Amazing grace : William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery

Author: Eric Metaxas
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperSanFrancisco, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Amazing Grace tells the story of the life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (1759-1833). This biography chronicles Wilberforce's role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament. At the center of this 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  Read more...
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Material Type: Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Metaxas
ISBN: 0061173002 9780061173004
OCLC Number: 962219453
Description: xix, 281 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: ℗ Eric Metaxas.

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"Amazing Grace tells the story of the life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (1759-1833). This biography chronicles Wilberforce's role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament. At the center of this 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"--BOOK JACKET. ℗

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