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  • 15 Feb 2019
    Keri Leigh Merritt

    Masterless Men: Poor Whites and Slavery in the Antebellum South

    Keri Leigh Merritt joins Cambridge editor Debbie Gershenowitz in our New York office to talk about the white underclass in 19th-century America, and how even in the antebellum South, the 1% colluded to divide poor whites and blacks. Masterless Men has been awarded the 2018 SHA Bennett H. Wall Award and the 2018 SSHA President's Book Award.

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