River of Dark Dreams
Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom
Thursday March 27th, 7 pm
Talk by Prof. Walter Johnson Harvard University
At: First Parish Church, 3 Church St, Harvard Sq
"As a central thesis within the book’s audacious scope, Johnson boldly addresses a question dead-on that we typically
avoid: what is the role of slavery in America’s economic development? The typical narrative, in which freedom and
capitalism are nearly synonymous and the North’s victory in the Civil War marshaled in the nation’s economic modernity,
is challenged by Johnson’s insistence that the capitalistic market was tethered so intricately to slavery that they
were interdependent upon each other during the antebellum period. The rise of banks, the role of debt, and the use of
technology, all factors in America’s developing capitalistic narrative, were connected to and experimented within the
South’s slave economy. The rise of cotton culture, which refreshed a struggling southern economy, came to both connect
the South to the broader global economy while at the same time cultivating a society increasingly foreign and unique,
primarily due to the forced labor of black slaves on which it was built." by Benjamin Park, The Junto, http://earlyamericanists.com
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