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Frost Lecture Series 2015 at WU in #SalemOR: Ed Baptist – Monday!

This should be good – TONIGHT!

Dave in Salem


Frost Lecture 2015:

Capitalism and Slavery: Not an Accidental Connection

The story of capitalism’s origins is a story about our origins. In his controversial new book, Cornell historian Ed Baptist argues that slavery in the United States was much more deeply connected to the origins of American capitalism than we like to think. He will talk about how and why he came to research this connection, and it’s human consequences.


Monday, February 2, 2015 at 7:00 PM

Location Information:

Willamette University Campus – Law School – Paulus Lecture Hall
245 Winter Street SE
Salem 97301
Phone: 503-370-6380
Room: 201 — Paulus Lecture Hall

Contact Information:

Name: Leslie Cutler
Phone: (503) 370-6061
Email: lcutler@willamette.edu

Admission / Ticket Info:

Free and Open to the Public

Event Sponsor(s):

The Frost History Lectureship Fund

New York Times,

Harvesting Cotton-Field Capitalism

Edward Baptist’s New Book Follows the Money on Slavery

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