The History of the Abolition of African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament

The History of the Abolition of African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament Summary

"The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament" contains a unique contemporary account of the abolition movement in the Great Britain from one of its major leaders, Thomas Clarkson. In his book, Clarkson describes thoroughly the Quaker background to the abolitionist movement and the parliamentary debates leading to the Slave Trade Act of 1807.



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