Book Discussion on The Empire of Necessity

Greg Grandin talked about his book, The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World, in which he recounts a slave… read more

Greg Grandin talked about his book, The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World, in which he recounts a slave revolt at sea and the subsequent discovery of the ship by New England seal hunter, Captain Amasa Delano, in the South Pacific in 1805. Greg Grandin spoke with New Yorker writer Phillip Gourevitch at the New York Public Library in New York City. close

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Book Discussion on The Empire of Necessity

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317624-1
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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Feb 9, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2014

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  • Feb 09, 2014 | 7:49pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 17, 2014 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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