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History Book Club “The Sugar Barons”

Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Rienzi
1406 Kirby Drive Map & Directions

Look to the MFAH for good books and great conversations! The two MFAH house museums host a discussion series about books on life in America and Europe in the 1700s and 1800s. Meeting alternately at Rienzi and Bayou Bend, this history book club offers free discussions every other month. For more information, visit mfah.org/historybookclub or call 713.639.7800.

March Selection
The Sugar Barons: Family, Corruption, Empire, and War in the West Indies
by Matthew Parker

Education programs at Rienzi receive generous funding from the Sterling-Turner Foundation; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; the Carroll Sterling and Harris Masterson III Endowment; and the Caroline Wiess Law Endowment for Rienzi.

Education programs at Bayou Bend receive generous funding from Occidental Petroleum Corporation; Susanne M. and Melbern G. Glasscock; The Americana Foundation; Mr. William J. Hill; Houston Junior Woman’s Club; The Susan Vaughan Foundation; Ralph H. and Ruth J. McCullough Foundation; Mary and Michael Epps in memory of Ralph E. Wallingford; Sheila and Steve Miller; and Denise Monteleone.