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Miller Center - Slavery & Making of American Capitalism

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Historian EDWARD E. BAPTIST on his controversial new book, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, and how slavery in the 100 years after American independence drove the evolution and modernization of the United States. A harshly critical review of the book in The Economist magazine drew wide criticism for comments widely viewed as racist

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