The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) would like to congratulate Charter Fellow Robert Paquette on the recent publication his review of Edward Baptist’s The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism in the Library of Law and Liberty.

AHI Charter Fellow Robert Paquette

In his review, Paquette states that “recent polling of the millennials’ attitudes toward socialism suggests that higher education on the postmodern campus has better prepared graduates to denounce capitalism than to defend it.”

Robert L. Paquette is Professor of History at Hamilton College and a co-founder of the AHI. Professor Paquette is an expert on conservative thought and an advocate for the freedom of expression on college campuses. Professor Paquette holds a B.A. from Bowling Green State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester. He is also the author of many books and articles including “Sugar Is Made with Blood: The Conspiracy of La Escalera and the Conflict between Empires over Slavery in Cuba and History” and “Women, Culture and Faith: Selected Writings of Elizabeth Fox-Genovese.” In 2014, Paquette was awarded the Jeane Jordan Kirkpatrick Prize for Academic Freedom, by the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation and the American Conservative Union Foundation. With Mark Smith, he co-edited The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas (2010), which will be released in paperback this month.