glyph 60: Engines of Our Ingenuity, John Lienhard, University of Houston, Texas ... black inventors, invention . enterprise ... american south . cotton gin . civil war . slaves ... informals, disenfranchised minorities ... Hernando de Soto ..... streaming audio here


Black Inventors Before the American Civil War

episode 127 from John Lienhard's Engines of Our Ingenuity

"...disenfranchised minorities look unproductive because they have no franchise. Historians of technology are just beginning to see that the slave inventors we know about are only the tip of a very large iceberg."

Complete listing of all 2593 episodes (March 20, 2010) of "Engines of Our Ingenuity":
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