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From Twitter

During these past two weeks in the twittersphere, a scholar at Newcastle University discovered the last known survivor of the transatlantic slave trade to the United States. Learn more here.

 

Author: 
Márcia Regina Berbel, Rafael de Bivar Marquese, Tâmis Parron
Reviewer: 
Lewis Eliot

Eliot on Berbel and Marquese and Parron, 'Slavery and Politics: Brazil and Cuba, 1790-1850'

Márcia Regina Berbel, Rafael de Bivar Marquese, Tâmis Parron. Slavery and Politics: Brazil and Cuba, 1790-1850. Trans. Leonardo Marques. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2016. 368 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-5648-2.

Reviewed by Lewis Eliot (University of South Carolina) Published on H-Slavery (March, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

Author: 
Michael T. Martin
Reviewer: 
Felix Harcourt

Harcourt on Martin, 'The Birth of a Nation: The Cinematic Past in the Present'

Michael T. Martin. The Birth of a Nation: The Cinematic Past in the Present. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2019. 344 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-04235-4.

Reviewed by Felix Harcourt (Austin College) Published on H-Slavery (March, 2020) Commissioned by David M. Prior (University of New Mexico)

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AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

Author: 
Michael W. Fitzgerald
Reviewer: 
Keith McCall

McCall on Fitzgerald, 'Reconstruction in Alabama: From Civil War to Redemption in the Cotton South'

Michael W. Fitzgerald. Reconstruction in Alabama: From Civil War to Redemption in the Cotton South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2017. 464 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-6606-2.

Reviewed by Keith McCall (Rice University) Published on H-Slavery (March, 2020) Commissioned by Andrew J. Kettler (University of California, Los Angeles)

From Twitter

This week in the twittersphere, scholars shared various digital resources for teaching online history courses in the midst of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

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