Bury the chains : the British struggle to abolish slavery / Adam Hochschild.
Publication year: 2006
Publisher: London : Pan,
ISBN: 9780330485814 (pbk.) :
Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2005.
This is the story of a handful of men, led by Thomas Clarkson, who defied the slave trade and ignited the first great human rights movement. Beginning in 1788, a group of Abolitionists moved the cause of anti-slavery from the floor of Parliament to the homes of 300,000 people boycotting Caribbean sugar, and gave a platform to freed slaves.
viii, 467 p.,  p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
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