Seymour Drescher

Seymour Drescher

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Seymour Drescher is a Professor for the History Department in the University of Pittsburgh with seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Roundtable. Most appearances with James W. Ceaser (4), Harvey C. Mansfield (4), Peter Lawler (4). Most common tags: Tocqueville, Philosophy.

Appearances by Title:c. September 12, 1997 - Present Professor, History Department, University of Pittsburgh Videos: 7

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  • Roots of Modern Day Slavery

    Roots of Modern Day Slavery

    Historians discuss 18th and 19th Century analogs and their relationships to contemporary slavery and abolition, as well as “white…

  • The Origins of Emancipation

    The Origins of Emancipation

    Historian Seymour Drescher talked about slavery being abolished throughout the British Empire in 1833. He noted that the Slavery Abolition Act…

  • Democracy in America Town Hall Meeting

    Democracy in America Town Hall Meeting

    History professor Seymour Drescher and Tocqueville discussion series director Marilyn Crouch-Kraitchman provided background on…

  • Tocqueville and Aristocracy

    Tocqueville and Aristocracy

    Political scientists and historians from the U.S. and Europe talked about the philosophies of Alexis de Tocqueville, questioning how much of a…

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