FRIDAY: Rutgers University to Examine its History of Slavery and Dispossession

An initiative led by Professors Deborah Gray White and Marisa Fuentes comes to fruition this Friday, November 18, 2016 from 4 to 6 pm. Open to the public.

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BOOK: Hunter on Slave and Free Black Marriage in the 19th Century 

Tera W. Hunter, Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century. Harvard University Press, 2017. 

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BOOK: Berry on Slavery, Value, and a “Pound of Flesh”

Daina Ramey Berry, The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation. Boston: Beacon Press, 2017.

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AWARD: Finch Wins the 2016 Harriet Tubman Prize

#ADPhD congratulates Aisha K. Finch on receiving the inaugural Harriet Tubman Book Prize from the The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery:

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BOOK: Cobb on Remaking Black Visuality in the Early Nineteenth Century | Books | NYU Press

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Jasmine Nichole Cobb, Picture Freedom: Remaking Black Visuality in the Early Nineteenth Century. New York: NYU Press, 2015.
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BOOK: Gaffield on Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World

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Julia Gaffield, Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2015.
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