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A House Divided
Manisha Sinha
The Slave’s Cause

August 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bjorn Skaptason interviews author Manisha SInha about her new book The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolitioncorrecting the sometimes stereotypical view of who Abolitionists were and how they fought for freedom.

Watch the live interview and submit a question to be asked on air. Order a signed book to be delivered to your door.

The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition
by Manisha Sinha
Air Date/Time August 2, 3:00 pm (Central)
1st ed., 784 pages, hardcover, Yale University Press

A groundbreaking history of abolition that recovers the largely forgotten role of African Americans in the long march toward emancipation from the American Revolution through the Civil War.

Received historical wisdom casts abolitionists as bourgeois, mostly white reformers burdened by racial paternalism and economic conservatism. Manisha Sinha overturns this image, broadening...

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2 thoughts on “A House Divided
Manisha Sinha
The Slave’s Cause

  1. What were the differences between William Lloyd Garrison and Frederick Douglass that caused Douglass to split from Garrison and go his own way?

  2. Other than African tribes collecting members of other tribes to sell to Arab and European slavers, are there examples of blacks in North America supporting slavery or the Confederate States.

    Wayne (Ottawa, On)

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