Book Title: The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African
Author: Stephen Greenblatt
Format: Paperback | 130 pages
Publication Date: 14 Sep 2009
Olaudah Equiano (1745-1797) was maybe the most prominent African involved in the movement for the abolition of the slave trade. His autobiography showed the horrors of slavery and influenced British lawmakers in a certain degree to abolish the slave trade.