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Jeff Ctr Book Grp: "The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery . . ."

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Monday, April 17, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

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 Told through intimate slave narratives” and other historical documents.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