Book Discussion on Inhuman Bondage

David Brion Davis talked about his book Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World, published by Oxford University… read more

David Brion Davis talked about his book Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World, published by Oxford University Press. The book includes a history of slave revolts during the nineteenth century. The author detailed the British and American abolitionist movements and analyzed the social and economic impact of American slavery on the growth of the country. Topics he discussed included abolitionism, slavery in Haiti, the dehumanization of other people, the Civil War, Reconstruction, and racism. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions.

Professor Davis has written other books on slavery in Western culture from 1770 to 1823. close

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Book Discussion on Inhuman Bondage

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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 3, 2006
Last Aired:
Sep 10, 2006

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  • Sep 03, 2006 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 09, 2006 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 10, 2006 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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