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Join us for a moderated conversation on African American history and critical understanding of the legacies of slavery. This conversation is led by Lesley University’s own Dr. Tatiana Cruz and will also feature our two guest speakers from Tufts University, Dr. Kendra Field and Dr. Kerri Greenidge
Baptist, E. E. (2014). The half has never been told : slavery and the making of American capitalism. Basic Books. eBook.*
Fields, B. J. (1990). Slavery, race and ideology in the United States of America. New Left Review, 181(1), 95-118. PDF. Barbara Fields' seminal work examining the impact of slavery on ideas of race in America.
Fields, B. J. (1985). Slavery and freedom on the middle ground : Maryland during the nineteenth century. Yale University Press. Request from FLO.
Voyages: the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database: a digital humanities project led by Emory University that includes a multisource data set about approximately 36,000 voyages in the Trans-Atlantic slave trade as well as maps, historical documents, and images.
* Asterisks indicate materials provided through Lesley databases. Items without asterisks are freely available on the web.
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