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THE FIGHT AGAINST SLAVERY by  Evan  Terence & Jones - First Edition - 1975 - from Ravenswood Books and Biblio.co.uk

THE FIGHT AGAINST SLAVERY

by Brady, Terence & Jones, Evan

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


British Broadcasting Corporation. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0563128682 . Clean, tight condition. Ex-library book but still in quite good condition - brodart cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages clean, brodart has some scuffing and light edgewear. Jacket is taped to book. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Covers the same material as in the BBC2 dramatised documentary of the same name. "Reports of abolitionists like John Newton stimulated opposition to the barberous & immoral slave trade, but initially it was only a small band who fought to end the system, including William Wilberforce, Pitt the Younger & Charles James Fox. They conducted a long campaign, which led to the end of the infamous trade in which Britian had made vast profits and Africa had lost 40 million men, women & children..." [460]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages .




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