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Published on Jul 1, 2014
Bob is joined by Jessica W. Luther to discuss two games in the Assassin's Creed Series. Discussion centers on slavery and black life in the 18th Century Atlantic World.
3:30 - Caribbean Plantations 5:37 - French Empire and Slavery 12:56 - Aveline's personas 15:20 - The spaces of black life in the 18th century 17:04 - Aveline's slave persona 18:09 - Maroon communities 21:25 - 18th Century New Orleans 24:25 - Atlantic Slave Trade 30:56 - Slave pens and markets 32:45 - Slavery and revolt 38:00 - Violence, video games, and the 18th century