Nov 26, 2022 • 5M

Bonus - Contest or Conquest? w/ Daniel Immerwahr


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American Prestige
A podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison that provides listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world.
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Danny and Derek welcome back Daniel Immerwahr, Bergen Evans Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern University, to discuss his essay in Harper’s Magazine reviewing Pekka Hämäläinen’s book Indigenous Continent: The Epic Contest for North America. They touch on reclaiming the narrative of Native American history, the resistance-focused vs lachrymose conception of American history in liberal historiography, the political ends of these two approaches, the 1619 Project, and more.

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