Socialist History Society Public Meeting
Empire and Resistance
A special meeting with two leading socialist historians of imperialism, Robin Blackburn and Richard Gott, who will be speaking about their new books
Hosted in co-operation with publisher Verso and supported by the London Socialist Historians Group
7pm, 12th October 2011
Venue: Bishopsgate Institute, Liverpool Street
The event is free.
Richard Gott, former editor and journalist, is the author of numerous books mainly on Latin America, including a history of Cuba and the new Venezuela of Hugo Chavez. His latest book is "Britain's Empire:
Resistance, Repression and Revolt", which will be published in September.
Robin Blackburn, former editor of New Left Review, and author of a trilogy of books on the history of slavery in the New World, the latest of which is "The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights", as well as "An Unfinished Revolution: Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln".
Stefan Dickers (Chair, SHS)
David Morgan (Secretary, SHS)
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