When: Sun., April 27, 2:30 p.m. 2014
His research interests include nineteenth century U.S. history, African American history, Atlantic World slavery, and Southern history. Dr. Behrend recently published an article in the Journal of Southern History on slave political consciousness that was manifested during a Civil War insurrectionary scare. He is currently writing a book entitled Reconstructing Democracy: African Americans in the Making of Democracy in the Post-Civil War South that explores the grassroots political history of freedpeople.
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