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William Wilberforce

Stephen Tomkins

William Wilberforce

a biography

by Stephen Tomkins

  • 337 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Lion in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilberforce, William, -- 1759-1833.,
  • Abolitionists -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Antislavery movements -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen Tomkins.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination238 p. :
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22747600M
    ISBN 100745952321
    ISBN 109780745952321

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