The Resource Fierce convictions : the extraordinary life of Hannah More : poet, reformer, abolitionist, Karen Swallow Prior, (electronic resource)

Fierce convictions : the extraordinary life of Hannah More : poet, reformer, abolitionist, Karen Swallow Prior, (electronic resource)

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Fierce convictions : the extraordinary life of Hannah More : poet, reformer, abolitionist
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Fierce convictions
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the extraordinary life of Hannah More : poet, reformer, abolitionist
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Karen Swallow Prior
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eng
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With a foreword by Eric Metaxas, best-selling author of Bonhoeffer and Amazing Grace. The enthralling biography of the woman writer who helped end the slave trade, changed Britain's upper classes, and taught a nation how to read. The history-changing reforms of Hannah More affected every level of 18th-Century British society through her keen intellect, literary achievements, collaborative spirit, strong Christian principles, and colorful personality. A woman without connections or status, More took the world of British letters by storm when she arrived in London from Bristol, becoming a best-selling author and acclaimed playwright and quickly befriending the author Samuel Johnson, the politician Horace Walpole, and the actor David Garrick. Yet she was also a leader in the Evangelical movement, using her cultural position and her pen to support the growth of education for the poor, the reform of morals and manners, and the abolition of Britain's slave trade. Fierce Convictions weaves together world and personal history into a stirring story of life that intersected with Wesley and Whitefield's Great Awakening, the rise and influence of Evangelicalism, and convulsive effects of the French Revolution. A woman of exceptional intellectual gifts and literary talent, Hannah More was above all a person whose faith compelled her both to engage her culture and to transform it
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Midwest
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Prior, Karen Swallow
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828/.609
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non fiction
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  • More, Hannah
  • Authors, English
  • Authors, English
  • Educators
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adult
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Fierce convictions : the extraordinary life of Hannah More : poet, reformer, abolitionist, Karen Swallow Prior, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781400206261
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12136185
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MWT12136185
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Fierce convictions : the extraordinary life of Hannah More : poet, reformer, abolitionist, Karen Swallow Prior, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781400206261
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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12136185
Publisher number
MWT12136185
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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