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125 Terri Snyder, Death, Suicide, and Slavery in British North America: Early America was a diverse place. It contained many different people who had many different traditions that informed how they lived…and died. How did early Americans understand death? What did they think about suicide? Terri Snyder, a Professor of...

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Early America was a diverse place. It contained many different people who had many different traditions that informed how they lived…and died. How did early Americans understand death? What did they think about suicide? Terri Snyder, a Professor of American Studies at California State University, Fullerton and author of The Power to Die: Slavery and Suicide in British North America, helps us answer these questions, and more, as she takes us on an exploration of slavery and suicide in British North America. Show Notes: http://www.benfranklinsworld.com/125   Sponsor Links Delanceyplace.com Excerpt from Slavery's Capitalism   Complementary Episodes   Episode 008: Greg O’Malley, Final Passages the Intercolonial Slave Trade Episode 064: Brett Rushforth, Native American Slavery in New France Episode 070: Jennifer Morgan, How Historians Research Episode 079: Jim Horn, What is a Historic Source? (Colonial Jamestown) Episode 089: Jessica Millward, Slavery & Freedom in Early Maryland   Helpful Show Links Ben Franklin's World Facebook Page Join the Ben Franklin's World Community Sign-up for the Franklin Gazette Newsletter Ben Franklin's World iOS App Ben Franklin's World Android App   *Books purchased through this link will help support the production of Ben Franklin's World.

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