Gilt Trip

Brahmin Capitalism: Frontiers of Wealth and Populism in America’s First Gilded Age by Noam Maggor Harvard University Press, 2017, 304 pp. What do a depressed ornithologist, a dissatisfied property...

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The Black Roots of Abolition

Johnson, William H. (1901–1970) © Copyright. “Underground Railroad,” ca. 1945. Photo Credit: Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. / Art Resource, NY. The Slave’s Cause: A History of...

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