The Slave's Cause

Manisha Sinha talked about her book The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition, in which she contends that the common profile of the… read more

The Slave's Cause Manisha Sinha talked about her book The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition, in which she contends that the common profile of the abolitionist population, mainly white and middle and upper-class, was wrong.  Instead, the author reports that a large contingent of white and black, free and enslaved, people not only championed abolition but also feminism, labor rights, and anti-imperialism.  close

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The Slave's Cause

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Program ID:
406379-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Apr 16, 2016 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 14, 2016 | 6:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Apr 16, 2016 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 24, 2016 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 2016 | 12:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 15, 2016 | 9:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 18, 2016 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2016 | 6:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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