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The Resource Amazing Grace : William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery, Eric Metaxas, (electronic resource)

Amazing Grace : William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery, Eric Metaxas, (electronic resource)

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Amazing Grace : William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery
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Amazing Grace
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William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery
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Eric Metaxas
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eng
Summary
Amazing Grace tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (1759-1833). This accessible biography chronicles Wilberforce's extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament.At the center of this heroic life was a passionate twenty-year fight to abolish the British slave trade, a battle Wilberforce won in 1807, as well as efforts to abolish slavery itself in the British colonies, a victory achieved just three days before his death in 1833.Metaxas discovers in this unsung hero a man of whom it can truly be said: he changed the world. Before Wilberforce, few thought slavery was wrong. After Wilberforce, most societies in the world came to see it as a great moral wrong.To mark the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the British slave trade, HarperSanFrancisco and Bristol Bay Productions have joined together to commemorate the life of William Wilberforce with the feature-length film Amazing Grace and this companion biography, which provides a fuller account of the amazing life of this great man than can be captured on film.This account of Wilberforce's life will help many become acquainted with an exceptional man who was a hero to Abraham Lincoln and an inspiration to the anti-slavery movement in America
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Metaxas, Eric
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Read by Johnny Heller
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Abolitionists
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adult
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Amazing Grace : William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery, Eric Metaxas, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
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9781400124275
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MWT10756701
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10756701
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Label
Amazing Grace : William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery, Eric Metaxas, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781400124275
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756701
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
10756701
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(MWT)MWT10756701
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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