William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End SlaveryBook - 2007
William Wilberforce was a world-class statesman, a politician whose profound Christian convictions not only led to the abolition of slavery in the British Empire but also paved the way for the development of the Welfare State.The forthcoming film, starring Ioan Gruffud, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon and Rufus Sewell, is directed by Michael Apted and is released in March 2007 in the UK. It is released by Walden Media, the same company as made the film of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.This entirely new biography by celebrated author Eric Metaxas is meticulously researched and vividly readable. It will contain approx 75 stills from the film.
Publisher: Oxford : 2007
Branch Call Number: B 326.8092 WILB
Characteristics: xix, 281 p.,  p. : ill. ; 24 cm