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The Life and Times of Thomas Day, 1748-1789

English Philanthropist and Author - Virtue Almost Personified. Studies in British History S. v. 39

By (author) Peter Rowland
Format: Hardback
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd, New York, United States
Imprint: Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Published: 30th Apr 1996
Dimensions: w 165mm h 240mm d 32mm
Weight: 816g
ISBN-10: 0773488448
ISBN-13: 9780773488441
Barcode No: 9780773488441
Synopsis
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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