RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 81967213 LA English T1 Amazing Grace : William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery A1 Metaxas, Eric., PB HarperSanFrancisco PP New York, NY YR 2007 SN 0061173002 9780061173004 AB 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.