THE NATHAN I. HUGGINS LECTURES
Cover: The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States, from Harvard University PressCover: The Long Emancipation in HARDCOVER

The Long Emancipation

The Demise of Slavery in the United States

  • Introduction
  • 1. The Near-Century-Long Demise of Slavery
  • 2. Sounding the Egalitarian Clarion
  • 3. The Bloody Struggle Endures
  • Coda: Free at Last
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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Jacket: How To Be Gay, by David M. Halperin, from Harvard University Press

Celebrating Pride Month, Part II

To celebrate Pride Month, we are highlighting excerpts from books that explore the lives and experiences of the LGBT+ community. This second excerpt comes from How To Be Gay, a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award, in which David M. Halperin, a pioneer of LGBTQ studies, dares to suggest that gayness is a way of being that gay men must learn from one another to become who they are.