The story of William Wilberforce and his fight to end the slave trade. During the eighteenth century, millions of people were taken from Africa and sold as slaves. Great Britain was the biggest slave trading country in Europe. William Wilberforce, a young government minister, spent his life working to end the slave trade. He and his followers spent twenty-five years persuading parliament - and the people of Britain - that the slave trade was wrong. With Fact Files on the history of the slave trade and slavery today. Формат: 13 см x 20 cм.