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William Wilberforce : a biography

Auteur : Stephen Tomkins
Éditeur : Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2007.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Biography : EnglishVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
Résumé :
"In the 1780s, around 40,000 slaves a year were taken from Africa in British ships, on the notorious "Middle Passage," to the Caribbean. In 1787, under an oak tree in Kent, the British Prime Minister, William Pitt, invited his friend William Wilberforce to introduce a parliamentary bill outlawing the slave trade. Neither of them imagined a twenty-year political campaign that would consume the rest of Wilberforce's  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Biography
Personne nommée : William Wilberforce; William Wilberforce; William Wilberforce; William Wilberforce
Type d’ouvrage : Biography, Ressource Internet
Format : Book, Internet Resource
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Stephen Tomkins
ISBN : 9780802825933 0802825931 0745952321 9780745952321
Numéro OCLC : 81944743
Description : 238 pages, 2 pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contenu : The journey --
Cambridge --
Gambling and government --
True Christianity --
'Oh God, deliver me from myself!' --
Manacles and manners --
The valley of the shadow --
The greatest speech in history --
The vote --
Fighting back --
Collapse --
In opposition --
The doldrums --
Quiet time --
Abolition --
'What shall we abolish next?' --
Bramber and Bengal --
The enemy within --
The last crusade --
The chimes of freedom --
The long run.
Responsabilité : Stephen Tomkins.
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"In the 1780s, around 40,000 slaves a year were taken from Africa in British ships, on the notorious "Middle Passage," to the Caribbean. In 1787, under an oak tree in Kent, the British Prime Minister, William Pitt, invited his friend William Wilberforce to introduce a parliamentary bill outlawing the slave trade. Neither of them imagined a twenty-year political campaign that would consume the rest of Wilberforce's life. Written in a lively and engaging style, this biography of William Wilberforce transports the reader back to a dramatic age of conflict and upheaval."--Jacket.

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