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Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America

February 22, 2019

Martha S. Jones joins Cambridge editor Debbie Gershenowitz for a fascinating discussion about her research, and why birthright citizenship was a core movement in the evolution of American democracy. Professor Jones' book, Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America, was named a finalist for the 2019 PROSE Award for best book in U.S./North American History by the American Association of Publishers.

Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America is available now.