There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. 713 more words
Jonathan Wilson at the Junto has reviewed a new book from Basic Book written by Edward E. Baptist and entitled The Half has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. Baptist's book attempts to tell the story about slavery's place in American capitalism. Wilson describes how Baptist uses oral histories to tell an "evocative history" of slavey and capitalism. Baptist even describes how slaves were commodified by British banks as bonds. Wilson describes a fascinating book that will may also be a potential magnet for controversy.