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[KINDLE] ✽ Bury the Chains Author Adam Hochschild – Bricksnboho.co.uk From the author of the widely acclaimed King Leopold's Ghost comes the taut gripping account of one of the most brilliantly organized social justice campaigns in history the fight to free the slaves oFrom the author of the widely acclaimed King Leopold's Ghost comes the taut gripping account of one of the most brilliantly organized social justice campaigns in history the fight to free the slaves of the British Empire In early 1787 twelve men a printer a lawyer a clergyman and others.

United by their hatred of slavery came together in a London printing shop and began the world's first grass roots movement battling for the rights of people on another continent Masterfully stoking public opinion the movement's leaders pioneered a variety of techniues that have been ad.

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MOBI bricksnboho.co.uk ´ Bury the Chains PDF ☆ Bury the eBook ¸ Hochschild was born in New York City As a college student he spent a summer working on an anti government newspaper in South Africa and subseuently worked briefly as a civil rights worker in Mississippi in 1964 Both were politically pivotal experiences about which he would later write in his book Finding the Trapdoor He later was part of the movement against the Vietnam War and after severa

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  1. Simon Simon says:

    MOBI bricksnboho.co.uk ´ Bury the Chains PDF ☆ Bury the eBook ¸ bury kindle, chains book, Bury the mobile, Bury the Chains KindleA very interesting and despite its grim subject matter a very enjoyable book Actually insofar as the subject matter is the abolition first of the British trans Atlantic slave trade and subseuently of slavery in the British Empire it is not grim but uplifting The author paints the movement as the prototype of contemporary activist causes Petitions graphic images local committees boycotts speaking tours all were used perhaps for t


  2. Caroline Caroline says:

    MOBI bricksnboho.co.uk ´ Bury the Chains PDF ☆ Bury the eBook ¸ bury kindle, chains book, Bury the mobile, Bury the Chains KindleMargaret Mead once said Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world Indeed it is the only thing that ever has This book is the story of those thoughtful committed citizens beginning with twelve men who met in a bookshop in London in 1787 to form a society committed to abolishing the slave tradeThe story of that campaign is really uite astonishing The slave trade's demise was helped by the incredible organisation of those original twelve men who effectively invented almost every aspect of campaigning that we know today petitions lectures boycotts public pressure advertising puff pieces in newspapers fliers posters books In less than a single lifetime slavery went fro


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    MOBI bricksnboho.co.uk ´ Bury the Chains PDF ☆ Bury the eBook ¸ bury kindle, chains book, Bury the mobile, Bury the Chains KindleFive stars might be a hair too much but it was pretty close I do not read much history but was intrigued by Thomas Clarkson and a friend recommended this book because he features prominently in it Hochschild's writing is lively interesting and informative through the whole book He doesn't sugar coat the major players who helped end the Bri


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    MOBI bricksnboho.co.uk ´ Bury the Chains PDF ☆ Bury the eBook ¸ bury kindle, chains book, Bury the mobile, Bury the Chains KindleReally good history about the development of fight to end slavery in the British empire Really good companion to his King Leopald's Ghost


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    MOBI bricksnboho.co.uk ´ Bury the Chains PDF ☆ Bury the eBook ¸ bury kindle, chains book, Bury the mobile, Bury the Chains Kindle25 stars I'm fascinated by the British abolition movement of the 18th 19th centuries I haven't read much about the American movement which I need to correct so as soon as I saw Hochschild's book I was eager to get my hands on it unfortunately I was rather disappointed and provoked The information is great and I especially appreciated that rather than


  6. Erik Erik says:

    MOBI bricksnboho.co.uk ´ Bury the Chains PDF ☆ Bury the eBook ¸ bury kindle, chains book, Bury the mobile, Bury the Chains KindleAfter reading about abolitionism in the United States it was fascinating to learn about the effort to free the slaves in the British Empire Lots of similarities Both efforts had two phases one starting about 1780 and lasting until both nations abolished the international slave trade in 1808 and the second phase beginning a decade or two later Also ua


  7. Kate Lawrence Kate Lawrence says:

    MOBI bricksnboho.co.uk ´ Bury the Chains PDF ☆ Bury the eBook ¸ bury kindle, chains book, Bury the mobile, Bury the Chains KindleThis account of a group of British activists' campaign for the abolition of the slave trade even while Britain was profiting mightily from it is readable and inspiring Not stopping when the importation of slaves into the colonies was ended the activists persisted until complete emancipation of all slaves was achiev


  8. Colleen Browne Colleen Browne says:

    MOBI bricksnboho.co.uk ´ Bury the Chains PDF ☆ Bury the eBook ¸ bury kindle, chains book, Bury the mobile, Bury the Chains KindleLike his other books Adam Hochschild hits a home run on this one This is an area about which I was totally ignorant but having read this well written book I feel like I now have a decent grasp on the battle for abolition in Britain It is tempting to compare the battle in the West Indies to the one in America and while there are some similarities there are many differences Unlike America where the population had to be dragged kicking and screaming in the battle against slavery in Britain the people strongly supported it even though they realized that outlawing it could have very harsh repercussions economically In Britain the resistance came prim


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  10. Leslie Leslie says:

    MOBI bricksnboho.co.uk ´ Bury the Chains PDF ☆ Bury the eBook ¸ bury kindle, chains book, Bury the mobile, Bury the Chains KindleThe Atlantic slave trade and the institution of slavery it fed ended as evil things do because people fought to end it There were a lot of vested interests that wanted it to continue but a small band of people in Britain worked hard to raise public awareness and disapproval using and mostly inventing the tools of modern progressive struggles to do it boycotts lobbying letter writing campaigns petitions fundraising pamphlets testimonials demonstrations images press releases speeches legal challenges And they kept it up for decades If you want large scale change to happen you have to keep fighting even when it feels like you're getting nowhere even if you know you won't live to see the change you've struggled forOf course the people who fought hardest and paid the highest price were the enslaved people themselves who resist


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