Letters and Politics

The History of Slavery and the Invention of Whiteness

A conversation on the long history of slavery from the ancient world to the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade when the justification of slavery by Europeans went from being based on religion to a new conception of race.
Guest: Katharine Gerbner, professor of history at the University of Minnesota and author of the book Christian Slavery: Conversion and Race in the Protestant Atlantic World.

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