Cannibals All!: Or, Slaves Without Masters
A. Morris, 1857 - 379 halaman
Southern intellectual George Fitzhugh provides a passionate defense of slavery in this nearly 400-page volume published in 1857. Further developing ideas in his previous work Sociology for the South, Fitzhugh not only defends slavery but attacks the entire liberal tradition. Attacking Adam Smith, John Locke, Thomas Jefferson and others, Fitzhugh argues that free markets are harmful to society by forcing the lower classes into crushing labor and poverty. The answer, Fitzhugh argues, is slavery--not only for blacks, but for whites as well. "Slavery," he writes, "is a form, and the very best form, of socialism."
... strength and State independence are the best guarantees of State rights ; and
that policy the wisest which most promotes the growth of State strength and
independence . G Weakness invites aggression ; strength commands respect ;
Weakness invites aggression ; strength commands respect ; hence , the Union is
safest when its separate members are best able to repel injury , or to live
indeperdently . Your attachment to Virginia has not lessened your love for the
My chief aim has been to shew , that Labor makes ' values , and Wit exploitates
and accumulates them ; and hence to deduce the conclusion that the unrestricted
exploitation of so - called free society , is more oppressive to the laborer than ...
Hence , white slave - holding is much more respectable than negro slavery - for
the master works nearly as hard for the negro , as he for the master . But you , my
virtuous , respectable reader , exact three thousand dollars per annum from ...
Hence the works of the socialists contain the true defence of slavery . Most of the
active intellect of Christendom has for the last twenty years been engaged in
analyzing , detecting and exposing the existing relations of labor , skill and
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LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - ColeSimmons - LibraryThing
Insightful commentary into the meaning of labor and its relation to capital. Fitzhugh proves himself a more than capable defender of the antebellum South while offering a damning critique of values we now take for granted in the modern world. Baca ulasan lengkap
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i love this. it's a primary source in its own right for the antebellum period, but still is meaningful today for those of us trapped in the corporate culture we inherited after the industrial revolution. a fresh perspective on work and society. Baca ulasan lengkap