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Bury the chains : prophets, slaves, and rebels in the first human rights crusade

Author: Adam Hochschild
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2004.
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Offers an account of the first great human rights crusade, which originated in England in the 1780s and resulted in the freeing of hundreds of thousands of slaves around the world.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Hochschild
ISBN: 0618104690 9780618104697
OCLC Number: 473612781
Description: p. cm.
Responsibility: Adam Hochschild.

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"Hochschild has crafted a powerfully inspiring tale . . . A chronicle of a rare and radiant victory." Kirkus Reviews, Starred"A brilliantly told tale, at once horrifying and pleasurable to read." Read more...

 
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