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A Conversation with Edward Baptist


Nov 20 2014


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Forum for Scholars and Publics

011 Old Chemistry Building, Duke's West Campus Quad

A Conversation with Edward Baptist

A Conversation with Edward Baptist

Author of The Half Has Never Been Told

Edward E. Baptist is Associate Professor of History at Cornell University and author of the books The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism and Creating an Old South: Middle Florida’s Plantation Frontier Before the Civil War. A native of Durham, North Carolina, he holds a BSFS from Georgetown University and a Ph.D. in History from the University of Pennsylvania.

This talk was part of the speaker series for the History 354D, Race: A World History, taught by Adrienne Lentz-Smith of Duke University. Co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics.


Edward Baptist

Cornell University

Edward E. Baptist is an associate professor of history at Cornell University. Author of the award-winning Creating an Old South, he grew up in Durham, North Carolina. He lives in Ithaca, New York....

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