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UW-Madison History Club: Gregg Mitman
December 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
“Empire of Rubber: Firestone’s Scramble for Land and Power in Liberia”
Professor Gregg Mitman
Vilas Research and William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History, and Environmental Studies
Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
Zoom – Register Here
Join Gregg Mitman for a talk on his newest book, Empire of Rubber. This talk introduces listeners to a hidden tale of capitalism, exploitation, environmental devastation, and resistance as Firestone sought to transform Liberia into a rubber empire.
Presented by The Madison History Club