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THIS IS HELL! Brings you “Apocalypse dawning: Slavery & capital across the transatlantic 16th century”


Chuck Mertz, host of This Is Hell (broadcast across Chicago on WNUR since 1996), talks with historian Gerald Horne about his latest book, The Dawning of the Apocalypse. Horne explores the terrains of race, religion, capital and slavery across the 16th century trans-Atlantic world. As European powers pillaged Africa and the Americas of people and resources, their destruction created the enduring formations of life in the 21st century–white supremacy and rapacious capitalism…

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The Dawning of the Apocalypse: The Roots of Slavery, White Supremacy, Settler Colonialism, and Capitalism in the Long Sixteenth Century

Monthly Review Press
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