Swingen Publishes Book: ‘Competing Visions of Empire …’

Abigail Swingen, Assistant Professor in the Department of History, provides a new framework for understanding the origins of the British Empire in her new book, "Competing Visions Of Empire: Labor, Slavery and the Origins of the British Atlantic Empire". Swingen explores how England’s original imperial designs influenced contemporary English politics and debates about labor, economy, and overseas trade. (Yale University Press, 2015)