Princeton University Prof Matthew Karp to Speak on “Slave Power: How Southern Slaveholders Mastered U.S. Foreign Policy” and Sign Books, Sept 20

This image is the event poster for this event.Princeton University Assistant Professor Matthew Karp will present a talk entitled “Slave Power: How Southern Slaveholders Mastered U.S. Foreign Policy” on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm, in 30 ten Hoor Hall.

Karp is the author of This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders at the Helm of American Foreign Policy, which was published by Harvard University Press and received the 2017 Stuart L. Bernath Book Prize for the best initial book in the field of U.S. foreign relations from the Society of Historians for American Foreign Relations and the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.

This event is sponsored by the Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History, and is free and open to the public.

The author’s book will be available for sale at the event.

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