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Book Talk: Manisha Sinha on The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition

Jul 20, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

| $5.00

Manisha Sinha’s groundbreaking new book recasts abolition as a radical social movement of men and women, black and white, free and enslaved. Hear how Sinha, Adjunct Professor of History and Professor of Afro-American Studies at UMass Amherst, used newly discovered materials to piece together this comprehensive history in The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition.

Offered in connection with this exhibition, “Brooklyn Abolitionists/In Pursuit of Freedom.”

Details

Date:
Jul 20, 2016
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$5.00
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Website:
http://brooklynhistory.org/visitor/calendar.html

Venue

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States

Organizer

Brooklyn Historical Society
Phone:
(718) 222-4111
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Website:
www.brooklynhistory.org