Seymour Drescher

Seymour Drescher

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Seymour Drescher is a Professor for the History Department of the University of Pittsburgh with seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Roundtable. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 610 views per program. 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

    Before the discussion, Mr. Drescher and Ms. Kraitchman provided background on Tocqueville and the discussions in Pittsburgh and…

  • 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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