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Hardback:'I was transformed' Frederick Douglass : an American slave in Victorian Britain / Laurence Fenton.:2018 Hardback 'I was transformed' Frederick Douglass : an American slave in Victorian Britain / Laurence Fenton.
'I was transformed' Frederick Douglass : an American slave in Victorian Britain / Laurence Fenton.
Author: Fenton, Laurence,
Publication year: 2018
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Stroud : Amberley Publishing,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781445670195 (hbk.) :
Notes:
In the summer of 1845, Frederick Douglass, the young runaway slave catapulted to fame by his incendiary autobiography, 'Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave', arrived in Liverpool for the start of a near-two-year tour of Britain and Ireland he always called one of the most transformative periods of his life. The book draws on a wide array of sources from both sides of the Atlantic and combines a unique insight into the early years of one of the great figures of the nineteenth-century world, with rich profiles of the enormous personalities at the heart of the transatlantic anti-slavery movement. This vivid portrait of life in Victorian Britain is the first to fully explore the 'liberating sojourn' that ended with Douglass gaining his freedom - paid for by British supporters - before returning to America a celebrity and icon of international standing.
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304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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