Grassroots Leviathan: Agricultural Reform and the Rural North in the Slaveholding Republic

Event time: 
Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Henry R. Luce Hall (LUCE ), 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Looking at farmers as serious independent agents in the making, unmaking, and remaking of the American republic, Grassroots Leviathan offers an original take on the causes of the Civil War, the rise of federal power, and American economic ascent during the nineteenth century.
Winner of the Theodore Saloutos Memorial Award by the Agricultural History Society, Winner of the Wiley-Silver Book Prize by the Center for Civil War Research.
Ariel Ron is Glenn M. Linden Assistant Professor of the U.S. Civil War Era at Southern Methodist University.
Due to campus COVID-19 restrictions only Yale ID holders will be permitted to attend in person. For those unable to join in person, the event will also be broadcast live online. Please register using the link below.