First Impressions # 93: Julie Holcomb on the Quaker Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

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Julie L. Holcomb, Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy, Cornell University Press, 2016, 272 pages, $39.95.

How can the simple choice of a men’s suit be a moral statement and a political act? When the suit is made of free-labor wool rather than slave-grown cotton. In this interview, Dave Krueger speaks with Julie L. Holcomb, Assistant Professor of Museum Studies at Baylor University, about her new book Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy.

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