Orlando Patterson may be the last of Harvard sociology’s big thinkers.
The capitalist economy and dark dreams of the slaveholding South
Brief life of the soldier who inspired The Count of Monte Cristo: 1762-1806
Daniel Rasmussen’s new book rescues the forgotten facts of the largest slave revolt in U.S. history.
The professor of African and African American studies uses multiple media to study slavery.
In Laughing Fit to Kill: Black Humor in the Fictions of Slavery, Glenda Carpio describes how slavery has provided a background and a source of raw material for African-American humor.