Robin Blackburn on the History of Slavery and Capitalism in the Americas

Robin Blackburn on the History of Slavery and Capitalism in the Americas

Robin Blackburn in conversation with Kevin Ochieng Okoth about his new work, The Reckoning: From the Second Slavery to Abolition, 1776-1888.
Robin Blackburn: A Lifetime of Scholarship on Slavery and its Abolition

Robin Blackburn: A Lifetime of Scholarship on Slavery and its Abolition

Get 30% off The Reckoning: From the Second Slavery to Abolition, 1776-1888 when you buy 2 or more books by Robin Blackburn.
From the River to the Sea: Essays for a Free Palestine

From the River to the Sea: Essays for a Free Palestine

FREE EBOOK | An urgent editorial intervention, published in collaboration with Haymarket Books.

Solidarity with Palestine: Free Resources and Further Reading

Solidarity with Palestine: Free Resources and Further Reading

Free ebooks including Ilan Pappe's Ten Myths About Israel and Gideon Levy's The Punishment of Gaza.

Verso Book Club

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Verso Reading Lists

  1. Verso End-of-Year Highlights 2023

    A round-up of our publishing highlights from this year, from Kevin Ochieng Okoth's Red Africa: Reclaiming Revolutionary Black Politics to McKenzie Wark's memoir, Love and Money, Sex and Death.
  2. The Year in 10 Books

    Deepen your understanding of major political events from this year—and the underlying systems that produced them.

  3. Kissinger's crimes in context

    Kissinger is finally dead. We've been waiting. Take a look our new book: The Good Die Young plus a selection of books that detail, or give context to, Kissinger's crimes.

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