Wed. May 10, 2023
Professor Michael Witgen as a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History

Nominated Work: Seeing Red: Indigenous Land, American Expansion, and the Political Economy of Plunder in North America

A piercing analysis of exploitative colonial arrangements made by the U.S. in the settling of the Old Northwest, and of Native resistance.

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