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LQ Podcast 58: Greg Grandin Greg Grandin describes the real-life 1805 slave revolt at sea that inspired Herman Melville’s Benito Cereno. It’s the subject of his latest book, The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World.
Property is Robbery 1840 / Paris
Nonnegotiable Demands 1792 / Saint-Domingue
No Common Bond 1860 / Columbia, SC
José Martí & Stokely Carmichael The Cost of Freedom
The Accursed Trade 1756 / Atlantic Ocean
Taking Stock 1812 / Atlantic Ocean
Crowd Control 1833 / Maryland
The World in Time: Minstrelsy from Slavery to Hip-Hop Lewis Lapham and Yuval Taylor discuss Darkest America: Black Minstrelsy from Slavery to Hip-Hop.
The World in Time: The Real Count of Monte Cristo Lewis Lapham and Tom Reiss discuss The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo.
Do the Right Thing 427 BC / Athens
The Wrong Side of the Atlantic 1842 / Baltimore
More Questions Than Answers c. 1756 / West Africa
Parting Words 1858 / Savannah
Family Values 2011: The Iowa Straw Poll may take place in August, but the eager Republican candidate can get a serious...
Blood-Bought Luxuries c. 1830 / Maryland
The Servant Problem by Lewis H. Lapham
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace 1828 / North Carolina
Serfs Up 1525 / Bavaria
Sound Investment 1789 / England
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