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The Moment Is Now: Carl Bernhard Wadström’s Revolutionary Voice on Human Trafficking and the Abolition of the African Slave Trade
Carl Bernhard Wadström, born in Stockholm in 1746 and dead at Versailles in 1799, was a Swedish scientist whose promising career at Sweden’s prestigious Board of Mines was abruptly derailed by an unexpected journey.