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William Winwood Reade (1838–1875)

Reade, William Winwood. An English traveler, novelist, and controversialist; born in Oxfordshire, Jan. 30, 1838; died on April 24, 1875. On his return from African journeys, he wrote ‘Savage Africa’ (1863); ‘The African Sketch-Book’ (1873); ‘Story of the Ashantee Campaign’ (1875); and several novels. His masterpiece is probably ‘The Martyrdom of Man,’ which presents the history of all the forms of human slavery (1872).