Your Call: The untold history of class in America

Sep 18, 2016

 

On the September 19th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with history professor Nancy Isenberg about her new book White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America.

Isenberg writes that the one percent is the most recently adopted shorthand for moneyed monopoly, bringing attention to the ills generated by consolidated power, but this is nothing new. Class has always been at the center of our political debate, despite every attempt to hide social reality with deceptive rhetoric. What is the history of class in the US? Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guest:

Nancy Isenberg, professor of history at Louisiana State University, and author of White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

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Nancy Isenberg

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