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Tom Zoellner, in conversation with Caleb McDaniel, discuss “Island on Fire”
July 14 @ 6:00 pmFree
In 1831 enslaved Jamaicans revolted. What began as a peaceful movement soon became a bloodbath as British troops retaliated. Tom Zoellner tells the inspiring story of the uprising that galvanized antislavery forces in Britain and led directly to abolition two years later. (Harvard University Press)