THE AXE LAID TO THE ROOT: The Story of Robert Wedderburn

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by Martin Hoyles

Robert Wedderburn was one of the key campaigners against slavery at the beginning of the nineteenth century.

Description

Robert Wedderburn was one of the key campaigners against slavery at the beginning of the nineteenth century. He was born in Jamaica and came to England at the age of sixteen. Wedderburn became famous for the revolutionary rhetoric with which he entertained and educated the crowds at Hopkins Street Chapel. He campaigned for equality in England, the land to be restored to the people, and freedom for the slaves in the West Indies.

Product details

  • Paperback: 120 pages
  • Publisher: Hansib Publications; First Edition edition (1 Oct. 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1870518985
  • ISBN-13: 978-1870518987

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