A city but not upon a hill | Curio

A city but not upon a hill

30 mins | Jun 18, 2021

How New England kept slavery at a distance whilst profiting from its trade. Entangled with, yet critical of, colonial oppression and the evils of slavery, the true history of Boston can now be told. Mark Peterson — a professor of history at Yale University — examines why its political economy, not its Puritans, is the basis of this city-state’s distinctive place in world history.

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