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Book Group


Book Group

  • 04/17/2017 - 2:00pm

    The Half has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward Baptist (2014, 2016). This prize-winning book claims “The expansion of slavery drove the evolution and modernization of the United States. . . . Told through intimate slave narratives” and other historical documents. “A radical new interpretation of American history.”
    April 17, 2017, 2-4 pm, at the Jefferson Center in the Old Ashland Armory