Professor Jung Interviewed About History of Sugar in America

Professor Moon-Ho Jung of the UW Department of History was interviewed for BackStory with the American History Guys – a public radio show and podcast that explores contemporary issues and themes through a historical lens -- for an episode on the history of sugar in America.

Professor Jung specializes in race, politics and Asian American history and is the author of Coolies and Cane: Race, Labor, and Sugar in the Age of Emancipation (2006).

To hear Professor Jung discuss the Chinese labor that flowed into the Louisiana sugar fields after the Civil War, and the questions it raised about new forms of slavery in the United States, click here.

 

 

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