Holly Brewer

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 Holly Brewer was in full-time residence at the Starr Center throughout the fall semester of 2012, working on a book that promises to dramatically reshape our understanding of how slavery took root in America. A prize-winning author and the Burke Chair of American History at the University of Maryland, she has done remarkable research challenging the traditional idea that slavery began here as a product of economic necessity.  To learn more about Holly Brewer, please click this link