Some Historical Account of Guinea, Its Situation, Produce and the General Disposition of Its Inhabitants. with an Inquiry into the Rise and Progress of the Slave-Trade, Its Nature and Lamentable Effects

Anthony Benezet. 1771.

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Anthony Benezet was a Philadelphia Quaker whose writings strongly influenced the antislavery movement. Benezet had not traveled to Africa himself, but devotes much of this text to describing African civilization based on accounts from eighteenth-century t

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Item Type Book
Title Some Historical Account of Guinea, Its Situation, Produce and the General Disposition of Its Inhabitants. with an Inquiry into the Rise and Progress of the Slave-Trade, Its Nature and Lamentable Effects
Short Title Historical Account of Guinea, 1771
Place of Publication Philadelphia
Publisher J. Crukshank
Creator Anthony Benezet
Publication Date 1771
Number of Pages Title page, pp. 1–3 and 60–61
Call Number Case H 577 .09
Location Special Collections 4th floor