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  • Book TV emThe Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipationem
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    The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Brion Davis completes his three-volume history of slavery in the West. In the final volume, published thirty-eight years after the second installment,…

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    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 Press. The book includes a history of slave revolts…

  • Congress Confronting Slavery Part 4
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    Congress Confronting Slavery, Part 4

    The U.S. Capitol Historical Society 2006 Spring Conference “Congress and Slavery in the 1840s and 1850s” is the third in the series, “The National Capitol in a Nation Divided: Congress and the…

  • emIn the Image of Godem
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    In the Image of God

    The audio of this program is occasionally of poor quality. Mr. Davis discussed his latest book, In the Image of God: Religion, Moral Values, and Our Heritage of Slavery, published by Yale…

  • Frederick Douglass Book Prize Dinner
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    Frederick Douglass Book Prize Dinner

    Officials of the Gilder Lehrman Institute presented the Frederick Douglass Book Prize for the best book of the year on the history of slavery. This year’s winner, David Blight, is the…