A Journey Through the Slave States of North America

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While Liberal MP for Sheffield from 1832-1837, James Silk Buckingham campaigned energetically for social reform. After his retirement from Parliament he transferred his reforming zeal to the issue of slavery. His two-volume Journey Through the Slave States was the result of a lecture trip to the southern states of North America which he used to gain ammunition for his campaign. Although he concentrates on providing horrifying descriptions of the condition of slaves and the cruelties of the slave trade in states from Florida ...

Journey Through the Slave States of North America 2006, Trafalgar Square Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781845880453

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A Journey Through the Slave States of North America 2006, History Press (SC)

ISBN-13: 9781596291249

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