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Amazing Grace : William Wilberforce and the heroic campaign to end slavery / by Eric Metaxas.

By: Metaxas, Eric.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford : Monarch, 2007Description: 281 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781854248220 (pbk.); 1854248227 (pbk.).Subject(s): Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833 | Abolitionists -- Great Britain -- Biography | Slavery -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Legislators -- Great Britain -- Biography | Philanthropists -- Great Britain -- Biography | Antislavery movements -- Great Britain | Slavery -- Great Britain -- History | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1760-1820 | Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1820-1830DDC classification: 92 WIL
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William Wilberforce was a world-class statesman, a politician whose profound Christian convictions not only led to the abolition of slavery in the British Empire but also paved the way for the development of the Welfare State.The forthcoming film, starring Ioan Gruffud, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon and Rufus Sewell, is directed by Michael Apted and is released in March 2007 in the UK. It is released by Walden Media, the same company as made the film of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.This entirely new biography by celebrated author Eric Metaxas is meticulously researched and vividly readable. It will contain approx 75 stills from the film.

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Includes bibliography (p. [282]).

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