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Matthew Karp discusses his new book, This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy.

April 24, 2017
2:00-3:30pm
211 Dickinson Hall


Charles Gillispie's legacy continues through an endowment for the Charles C. and Emily R. Gillispie Chair in the History of Science and a new Sachs scholarship that brings students from England to study at Princeton.

Brown’s exploration of the era’s dynamism has driven his career. Specializing in the transition from ancient to medieval times, as well as the rise of Christianity, he has authored a dozen books, garnered numerous honors, and earned international acclaim.

Sean Wilentz and Kevin Kruse discuss the 2016 election at Alumni Day.