The Resource Belle : the slave daughter and the Lord Chief Justice, Paula Byrne, (ebook)

Belle : the slave daughter and the Lord Chief Justice, Paula Byrne, (ebook)

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Belle : the slave daughter and the Lord Chief Justice
Title
Belle
Title remainder
the slave daughter and the Lord Chief Justice
Statement of responsibility
Paula Byrne
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From acclaimed biographer Paula Byrne, the sensational true tale that inspired the major motion picture Belle (May 2014) starring Tom Wilkinson, Miranda Richardson, Emily Watson, Penelope Wilton, and Matthew Goode-a stunning story of the first mixed-race girl introduced to high society England and raised as a lady. The illegitimate daughter of a captain in the Royal Navy and an enslaved African woman, Dido Belle was sent to live with her great-uncle, the Earl of Mansfield, one of the most powerful men of the time and a leading opponent of slavery. Growing up in his lavish estate, Dido was raised as a sister and companion to her white cousin, Elizabeth. When a joint portrait of the girls, commissioned by Mansfield, was unveiled, eighteenth-century England was shocked to see a black woman and white woman depicted as equals. Inspired by the painting, Belle vividly brings to life this extraordinary woman caught between two worlds, and illuminates the great civil rights question of her age: the fight to end slavery. Belle includes 20 pages of black-and-white photos
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Byrne, Paula
Dewey number
  • 941.07/3092/2
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Belle, Dido Elizabeth
  • Mansfield, William Murray
  • Mansfield, William Murray
  • Racially mixed people
  • Slaves
  • Illegitimate children
  • Nobility
  • Antislavery movements
  • Electronic books
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
Belle : the slave daughter and the Lord Chief Justice, Paula Byrne, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062310781
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12139122
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12139122
System control number
MWT12139122
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Belle : the slave daughter and the Lord Chief Justice, Paula Byrne, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062310781
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12139122
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12139122
System control number
MWT12139122
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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