William Wilberforce

Adeane, Jane H., The Early Married Life of Maria Josepha, Lady Stanley (London: Longmans, Green, 1899)

Belmonte, Kevin, Hero for Humanity: A Biography of William Wilberforce (Colorado Springs: NavPress, 2002)

Brown, Christopher Leslie, Moral Capital: Foundations of British Abolitionism (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006)

Burke, Edmund, First Letter on a Regicide Peace (1796), The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke, 9 vols, ed. R. B. McDowell (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981), ix., 187-264

Carey, Brycchan, “William Wilberforce’s Sentimental Rhetoric: Parliamentary Reportage and the Abolition Speech of 1789,” The Age of Johnson: A Scholarly Annual 14 (2003), 281-305

Cobbett, William, Parliamentary History of England, 36 vols. (London: Hansard, 1806–20)

Colley, Linda, Britons: Forging the Nation, 1707–1837 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992)

Cormack, Patrick, Wilberforce:The Nation’s Conscience (Basingstroke: Pickering & Inglis, 1983)

Cowper, William, The Minor Poems of William Cowper (London: G. Offor & Sons, 1818)

Drescher, Seymour, “Whose Abolition?  Popular Pressure and the Ending of the British Slave Trade,” Past & Present 143 (May 1994), 136-66

Eastwood, David, “Patriotism and the English State in the 1790s,” in Mark Philp (ed.), The French Revolution and British Popular Politics (1991), 146-68

Ferguson, Niall. Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power (New York: Basic, 2003)

Follett, Richard, Evangelicalism, Penal Theory and the Politics of Criminal Law Reform (Houndsmills and New York: Palgrave, 2001)

Furneaux, Robin, William Wilberforce (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1974)

Guinness, Os (ed.), Character Counts: Leadership Qualities in Washington, Wilberforce, Lincoln, and Solzhenitsyn (Grand Rapids: Baker Book, 1999)

Hague, William, William Wilberforce: The Life of the Great Anti-Slave Trade Campaigner (Orlando and London: Harcourt, 2007)

Hancock, Christopher D., “The ‘Shrimp’ Who Stopped Slavery,” Christian History 16 (1997), 12-19

Harford, John S., Recollections of William Wilberforce (London: Longman, 1864)

Hind, Robert J., “William Wilberforce and the Perceptions of the British People,” Historical Research 60 (1987), 321–25

Harrison, Brian, “Animals and the State in Nineteenth-Century England,” English Historical Review 88 (1973), 786-820

Hempton, David, “Evangelicalism and Reform, c. 1780-1832,” in John Wolffe (ed.), Evangelical Faith and Public Zeal: Evangelicals and Society in Britain 1780-1980 (London: SPCK, 1995), 17-37

Hind, Robert J., “William Wilberforce and the Perceptions of the British People,” Historical Research 60 (Oct 1987), 321-335

Howse, Ernest Marshall, Saints in Politics: The “Clapham Sect” and the Growth of Freedom (London: George Allen & Unwin, 1953)

Hudson, Nicholas, “‘Britons Never Will Be Slaves’: National Myth, Conservatism, and the Beginnings of British Antislavery,” Eighteenth-Century Studies 34 (2001), 559-76

Kriegel, Abraham D., “A Convergence of Ethics: Saints and Whigs in British Antislavery,” Journal of British Studies 26 (Oct. 1987), 423-50

Knutsford, Margaret, Life and Letters of Zachary Macaulay (London: Edward Arnold, 1900)

Lean, Garth, God’s Politician: William Wilberforce’s Struggle (Colorado Springs: Helmers & Howard, 1988)

Martin, Bernard, The Ancient Mariner: A Biography of John Newton (London: Epworth Press, 1960)

Metaxas, Eric, Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery (New York: HarperSanFrancisco, 2007)

Oldfield, J. R., “The London Committee and Mobilization of Public Opinion Against the Slave Trade,” Historical Journal 35 (1992), 331-43

Piper, John, Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2006)

_____, The Roots of Endurance: Invincible Perseverance in the Lives of John Newton, Charles Simeon, and William Wilberforce (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2002)

Pollock, John, Wilberforce (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1977)

Pura, Murray Andrew, Vital Christianity: The Life and Spirituality of William Wilberforce (Toronto: Clements, 2002)

Smith, Mark, “William Wilberforce,” in Andrew Atherstone (ed.), The Heart of Faith: Following Christ in the Church of England (Cambridge: Lutterworth, 2008), 71-80

Society for Bettering the Condition and Increasing the Comforts of the Poor, Reports, 40 vols. (London: 1797–1817)

Spring, David, “The Clapham Sect: Some Social and Political Aspects,” Victorian Studies 5 (Sep. 1961), 35-48

Stetson, Chuck, Creating the Better Hour: Lessons from William Wilberforce (Macon, Ga.: Stroud & Hall, 2007)

Stott, Anne, Hannah More: The First Victorian (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003)

Tomkins, Stephen, William Wilberforce: A Biography (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2007)

Turner, Michael J., “The Limits of Abolition: Government, Saints and the ‘African Question,’ c. 1780-1820,” English Historical Review 112 (Apr. 1997), 319-57

Vaughan, David J., Statesman and Saint: The Principled Politics of William Wilberforce (Nashville, Tenn.: Highland Books, 2002)

Wilberforce, Robert Isaac, and Samuel Wilberforce, Life of William Wilberforce, 5 vols. (London: John Murray, 1838)

Wilberforce, William, An Appeal to the Religion, Justice, and Humanity of the Inhabitants of the British Empire in behalf of the Negro slaves in the West Indies (1823)

_____, Correspondence, ed. Robert Isaac Wilberforce and Samuel Wilberforce, 2 vols. (London: Murray, 1840)

_____, A Letter on the Abolition of the Slave Trade, Addressed to the Freeholders of Yorkshire (London: Cadell, 1807)

_____, A Practical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians in the Higher and Middle Classes of this Country Contrasted with Real Christianity (1797; rep. 1996)

_____, Private Papers, ed. A. M. Wilberforce (London: Unwin, 1897)

Williamson, George C., John Russell, R. A. (London: George Bell & Sons, 1894)

Wolffe, John, “William Wilberforce,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), l. 879-87

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