46 Min Released Sep 1, 2017

Death Before Dishonor: Shame and Reputation in American History

This week, Ed, Nathan and Joanne discuss the importance of honor throughout American history. We’ll explore how 19th-century honor culture demanded that a man’s good name be saved by any means necessary — even murder. And we’ll consider how the concept lives on today.




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