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UW-Madison History Club: Gregg Mitman

December 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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“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
6:00-7:30 PM
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


December 7, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Madison, WI United States