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Academic perspectives from Cambridge University Press.

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Academic perspectives from Cambridge University Press.

    War Against Smallpox: Edward Jenner and the Global Spread of Vaccination

    War Against Smallpox: Edward Jenner and the Global Spread of Vaccination

    War Against Smallpox: Edward Jenner and the Global Spread of Vaccination by Michael Bennett is available to purchase at cambridge.org/WarAgainstSmallpox.

    • 35 min
    Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana

    Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana

    In Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana, Alejandro de la Fuente and Ariela Gross tell the story of enslaved and free people of color who used the law to claim freedom and citizenship for themselves and their loved ones. Gross joins Cambridge University Press Senior Editor Cecelia Cancellaro to discuss how ordinary people shaped the law and worked to change society and how that work is still relevant today.
    Becoming Free, Becoming Black: Race, Freedom, and Law in Cuba, Virginia, and Louisiana is available now.

    • 25 min
    Williams’ Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and his Cargo of Black Convicts

    Williams’ Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and his Cargo of Black Convicts

    In Williams’ Gang, Jeff Forret explores a Washington, DC, slave trader’s legal misadventures associated with transporting convict slaves through New Orleans. Forret joins Cambridge University Press Senior Editor Cecelia Cancellaro to discuss the three-decade-long courtroom drama, the parallels between the slave trade and the modern-day prison-industrial complex, and more.
    Williams’ Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and his Cargo of Black Convicts is available now.

    • 23 min
    Buzz! - Dr. Kenneth Carter interviews Sean Blanton

    Buzz! - Dr. Kenneth Carter interviews Sean Blanton

    In his new book, Buzz!, Dr. Kenneth Carter goes inside the minds of thrill-seekers, daredevils, and adrenaline junkies to see what makes them seek out potentially dangerous activities. In the final of a series of interviews, Dr. Carter speaks with the Creator of Georgia Death Race, Sean Blanton.
    Buzz!: Inside the Minds of Thrill-Seekers, Daredevils, and Adrenaline Junkies is available now.

    • 30 min
    Buzz! - Dr. Kenneth Carter interviews Faith Dickey

    Buzz! - Dr. Kenneth Carter interviews Faith Dickey

    In his new book, Buzz!, Dr. Kenneth Carter goes inside the minds of thrill-seekers, daredevils, and adrenaline junkies to see what makes them seek out potentially dangerous activities. In the fourth of a series of interviews, Dr. Carter speaks with highliner Faith Dickey.
    Buzz!: Inside the Minds of Thrill-Seekers, Daredevils, and Adrenaline Junkies is available now.

    • 36 min
    Buzz! - Dr. Kenneth Carter interviews Ashleigh Baird

    Buzz! - Dr. Kenneth Carter interviews Ashleigh Baird

    In his new book, Buzz!, Dr. Kenneth Carter goes inside the minds of thrill-seekers, daredevils, and adrenaline junkies to see what makes them seek out potentially dangerous activities. In the second of a series of interviews, Dr. Carter speaks with competitive freediver Ashleigh Baird.
    Buzz!: Inside the Minds of Thrill-Seekers, Daredevils, and Adrenaline Junkies will be available October 2019.

    • 26 min

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