The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

By Olaudah Equiano

The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

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The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

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Olaudah Equiano was among African heritage's most prominent people involved in the British debate to abolish slave trade. He wrote an autobiography depicting the horrors of slavery and helping to influence British lawmakers to abolish slave trade by means of the 1807 Slave Trade Act. This is a story... of his. I hope the reader won't think that I had trespassed on his patience by introducing myself to him with some account of my country's manners and customs. They had been carefully implanted in me and made an impression on my mind that time could not erase, and that all the adversity and variety of fortune that I have experienced since served only to rivet and record; for, whether the love of one's country is real or imaginary, or a lesson of reason, or an instinct of nature, I still look back with pleasure on the first scenes of my life, though – Equiano Olaudah

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  • PUBLISHED BY

    Start publishing llc

  • PUBLISHED ON

    Dec 28, 2012

  • ISBN

    1625584717 , 9781625584717

  • FORMAT

    ebook

  • LANGUAGE

  • NO. OF PAGES

    182

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