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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


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Another Kind of Blood: Edward Baptist on America’s Slaver Capitalism

REVIEW: The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism. By Edward E. Baptist. New York: Basic Books, 2014.

The Half Has Never Been Told… 1,377 more words


sandvick reblogged this on DailyHistory.org and commented:

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.



They concluded silly contracts with a dash,

and tricked elders to get all our lands.

At times the used violence or cash, 251 more words

A Light in the Wilderness

Title: A Light in the Wilderness
Author: Jane Kirkpatrick
Publisher: Revell
ISBN: 978-0-8007-2231-9

“She was powerless to change the law, but she could change how she defended against it, what stories she told herself, a slave of anger or a free woman,” Jane Kirkpatrick writes of Letitia in her novel, … 415 more words

Book Review

Debt, war and slavery

While there is a burgeoning literature on business cycles – periodic episodes of booms and bust, work on debt cycles has largely remained in oblivion. In his magnum opus, Debt: The first 5000 years, David Graeber introduces the concept of debt cycles, which he also claims to be his greatest discovery. 1,350 more words


Bristol on blast: Or ‘ a historical study on slavery on the South Coast’

The Man and I recently jaunted down to Bristol, taking advantage of the bank holiday to nab some extra time off of the ol 9-5 (or in his case, 8-5/6 but that doesn’t sound as good). 681 more words