The Other Slavery: An Interview
From first contact with the New World in 1492, Europeans brutalized and enslaved the indigenous people. This exploitation of the Native peoples throughout the Americas continued in many forms for the next four centuries and provided a model for the notorious subjugation of Africans.
Historian Andrés Reséndez recounts this cruel, complex and largely overlooked history in his groundbreaking book The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), a 2016 finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction.
Read the full interview at the History News Network.