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Robert Harms, Henry J. Heinz Professor of History & African Studies

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Episode: October 14, 2009

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Professor Harms is the author of The Diligent: A Voyage through the Worlds of the Slave Trade, which has won numerous prestigious awards. He has also written two books on the history of equatorial Africa:  River of Wealth, River of Sorrow:  The Central Zaire Basin in the Era of the Slave and Ivory Trade and Games Against Nature: An Eco-Cultural History of the Nunu of Equatorial Africa. We talk with Professor Harms about his newest research, a book called The Imperialists and the Slave Trader: Conflict, Collaboration, and the Making of Colonialism in Equatorial Africa, 1874-1905.

Learn more about Professor Harms