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Book Talk with Manisha Sinha: The Rise and Fall of the Second American Republic

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$10 – $15

Join us as acclaimed historian Manisha Sinha discusses her new book, The Rise and Fall of the Second American Republic: Reconstruction, 1860-1920. The book is a groundbreaking, expansive new account of Reconstruction that fundamentally alters our view of this formative period in American history. After the Civil War, the victorious North attempted to create an interracial democracy in the unrepentant South, but that effort failed—and that failure serves as a warning today about violent backlash to the mere idea of black equality.

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May 2
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$10 – $15
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