For the first time, the complete, exciting story of the landmark trial that led to the abolition of slavery in the Western world. The 1772 London trial of James Somerset, rescued from a ship bound for the West Indies slave markets, was a decisive turning point in history. As in the Scopes trial, two encompassing world views clashed in an event of passionate drama.
"Heaven had too much detail"
Around the world, what the media often refer to as “the animal rights movement” is taking off. However, with a few exceptions, these efforts are not truly about “animal rights” but about “animal welfare.”