The Life and Times of Thomas Day, 1748-1789: English Philanthropist and Author - Virtue Almost Personified (Studies in British History S. v. 39)

The Life and Times of Thomas Day, 1748-1789: English Philanthropist and Author - Virtue Almost Personified (Studies in British History S. v. 39)

By: Peter Rowland (author)Hardback

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This text relates the life of Thomas Day, a little-known writer, and follower of Rousseau, who was involved in a variety of political agitations. He was responsible for creating a miniature welfare state in the wilds of Surrey, and was also a well-known poet, philosopher and environmentalist. He campaigned vigorously against slavery, attacked George III, and became enmeshed in the Amercian Revolution.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773488441
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 468
  • ID: 9780773488441
  • ISBN10: 0773488448

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