Slavery, Indentured Servitude, and Race

Professor Gunther Peck talked about the complex history of slavery, indentured servitude, and the concept of race. Professor Peck explained that… read more

Slavery, Indentured Servitude, and Race Professor Gunther Peck talked about the complex history of slavery, indentured servitude, and the concept of race. Professor Peck explained that language-based definitions of race born out of the early colonial slave trade shaped the way that whites saw themselves. He also argued that the creation of “white identity” made servitude politicized, which in turn lead to the rise of white supremacy. close

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  • Gunther Peck Associate Professor Duke University->History Department

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Slavery, Indentured Servitude, and Race

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425394-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 15, 2017 | 6:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 16, 2017 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 15, 2017 | 6:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2017 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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