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The World-Wide Reverberations of Jamaica’s 18th Century Slave Revolts

Presented by The City Club of Cleveland at Online/Virtual Space

Nov 16 2021
The World-Wide Reverberations of Jamaica’s 18th Century Slave Revolts

Vincent Brown, Charles Warren Professor of American History and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University, in conversation with Marlon James, Anisfeld-Wolf Book Award winner, “A Brief History of Seven Killings.”

Novelist Marlon James and Historian Vincent Brown will crack open their ideas in a unique conversation centered on Jamaica. The island is a lynchpin in world history, and a wellspring of world culture. Both men won an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in this vein: James in 2015 for “A Brief History of Seven Killings” and Brown this year for “Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War.” They are enthusiastic readers of each other’s work.

Brown is the Charles Warren Professor of

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