Helen Porter reviews 'Bury the Chains: The British struggle to abolish slavery', by Adam Hochschild
In 2014 I read Adam Hochschild’s To End All Wars, his brilliantly-written ‘story of protest and patriotism in the first world war’, which served as a useful corrective to the centenary commemorations. Bury the Chains is not a new book but it is tragic, compelling and as empowering as the later one. It is of interest to Quakers today for two reasons.
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