Author Talk, Conversation, Online Event The Lost Tradition of Economic Equality in America, 1600-1870 14 May 2020.Thursday, 5:30PM - 6:30PM This is an online program Daniel R. Mandell, Truman State University, in conversation with Liz Covart, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/Winter_2020/Winter_2020/2129380928.jpg

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Although Americans today are concerned about the ever-increasing levels of wealth and income Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Winter_2020/Lost_tradition_of_equality_.jpginequality, many continue to believe that their country was founded on a person’s right to acquire and control property. But The Lost Tradition of Economic Equality argues that the US was originally deeply influenced by the belief that maintaining a “rough” equality of wealth was essential for a successful republican government. Author Daniel Mandell and Liz Covart will discuss Mandell's new book which explores this tradition from its English roots through Reconstruction.

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