Book Discussion on Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America

Jennifer L. Anderson talked about her book, Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America, in which she explores why Colonial Americans… read more

Jennifer L. Anderson talked about her book, Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America, in which she explores why Colonial Americans were infatuated with mahogany. Imported from the West Indies, mahogany was used to create expensive furniture that quickly became popular in the Colonies. Ms. Anderson spoke about the cultural, economic and environmental costs of this obsession. The New York Public Library hosted this event. close

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Book Discussion on Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Mar 24, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 31, 2013

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  • Mar 24, 2013 | 9:31am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 30, 2013 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2013 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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