Robert Harms

Robert Harms

  • Robert Harms
  • Professor of History, Yale University


Robert Harms, who received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1978, is the author of River of Wealth, River of Sorrow: The Central Zaire Basin in the Era of the Slave and Ivory Trade (1981), Games Against Nature: An Eco-Cultural History of the Nunu of Equatorial Africa (1988/1999), and The Diligent: Worlds of the Slave Trade (2001). His graduate courses include reading seminars on African environmental history and African agrarian history, and a research seminar on African History.

Presentations at Calvin University

The Voyage of the Diligent
Part of the: January Series

Monday, January 17, 2000 12:30:00 PM (12:30 PM–1:30 PM EST)
Covenant Fine Arts Center Auditorium
Underwritten by: The Woodrick Institute of Aquinas College

Featured publication(s)

The Diligent: A Voyage Through the Worlds Of The Slave Trade cover image
Robert Harms
Basic Books (December 21, 2002)


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