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Hannah Murray on Frederick Douglass, and why his time in Britain should be remembered

March 18, 2013 by

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A few weeks ago, I gave a lecture on Frederick Douglass, a former African American slave who travelled to Britain in the 1840s. I first came across Douglass at University (2008), and ever since I have been fascinated by the life and career of this social reformer. Unfortunately, his British travels have been largely forgotten […]