Power in Antebellum Slave Societies

University of Maryland professor Christopher Bonner taught a class about the concept of “power” in antebellum slave societies. He explored… read more

University of Maryland professor Christopher Bonner taught a class about the concept of “power” in antebellum slave societies. He explored the different ways owners and enslaved people exerted or expressed their will and looks at how these dynamics played out in the context of individual plantations. He also discussed how the invention of the cotton gin and resulting expansion of both slavery and the cotton industry impacted the relationship between owners and the enslaved. close

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Power in Antebellum Slave Societies

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Program ID:
465849-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
College Park, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Feb 08, 2020 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 16, 2020 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 08, 2020 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 09, 2020 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 16, 2020 | 12:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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