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Manisha Sinha
The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition

Manisha Sinha joined Bjorn Skaptason on August 2, 2018, to discuss her award-winning book The Slave’s Cause.

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August 2 @ 3:00 pm

The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition

The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition
by Manisha Sinha
$37.50
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...[+] READ MORE

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2 Comments

  1. Maurice Jeffries, Louisville, KY

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

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  2. Wayne Primeau

    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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