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October 12, 2011
Empire and Resistance: A special meeting with two leading socialist historians of imperialism, Robin Blackburn & Richard Gott
Bishopsgate Institute
October 12, 2011
7.00pm -
Bishopsgate Institute
230 Bishopsgate
London, EC2M 4QH
Socialist History Society Public Meeting, supported by the London Socialist Historians Group

Richard Gott, former editor and journalist, is the author of numerous books mainly on Latin America, including a history of Cuba and the new Venezuela of Hugo Chavez. His latest book is Britain's Empire: Resistance, Repression and Revolt, which will be published in September.

Robin Blackburn, former editor of New Left Review, and author of a trilogy of books on the history of slavery in the New World, the latest of which is The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation and Human Rights, as well as An Unfinished Revolution: Karl Marx and Abraham Lincoln.