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Abolition in the British Empire

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In Bury the Chains, author Adam Hochschild chronicles the first, and most influential grassroots human rights campaign to end slavery throughout the British Empire in the late 18th century. He describes how the British abolition movement pioneered powerful methods used by citizens' movements in democratic countries today and draws a parallel between the struggle of the abolitionists and current global campaigns to improve working conditions and end child labor in developing countries. His book is a reminder of how a strong social movement and a few devoted individuals can awaken a nation's conscience and change history.moreless
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