Serena Zabin, PhD

The Boston Massacre: A Family History

Serena Zabin, historian and author of The Boston Massacre: A Family History (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), discusses a new take on the Boston Massacre, as a family history and what that means for our understanding of the origins of the American Revolution.

[Recorded July 16, 2020.]

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      Serena Zabin, PhD, is a professor of history and director of the American studies program at Carleton College. She is the author of The Boston Massacre: A Family HistoryDangerous Economies: Status and Commerce in Imperial New York and The New York Conspiracy Trials of 1741: Daniel Horsmanden’s Journal of the Proceedings. She is also the codesigner of a forthcoming serious video game about the Boston Massacre, Witness to the Revolution.

      [Photo: Sarah Rubenstein.]