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February 6, 2018

Pulitzer Prize Winning Historian on Pre-Civil War Politics

The politics of the United States pre-Civil War was far more complicated than most people think, says Pulitzer Prize winning historian Steven Hahn in a lecture held February 6, 2018.

(Learn about Pre-Civil War Politics)

Steven Hahn, winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in History, is Professor of History at New York University. He is author of A Nation Without Borders:The United States and its World in an Age of Civil Wars, 1830-1910; The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom; and A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration.

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The talk was part of the Spring 2018 Senior Citizen Lecture Series, "From New Nation to World Power: Culture, Politics, and Society in the United States, 1789-1896."

The series was organized by History Professor Sara Rzeszutek.

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