Frederick Douglass and Scotland, 1846: Living an Antislavery Life
by Alasdair Pettinger
Published by Edinburgh University Press
'Timely and engaging account of a short period in the remarkable life of a fugitive from American slavery which reveals awkward ambiguities in the attitudes to slavery and slave owing of prominent Scottish institutions, above all the Free Church.'
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