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 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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Phillip Gourevich Staff Writer New Yorker Magazine
Greg Grandin Professor New York University->History Department
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