Cannibals all! or, Slaves without masters
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Cannibals All! or, Slaves Without Masters is a work by George Fitzhugh. It takes us back in time where pro-slavery debates and abolitionism were present in society.
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THE DISTRESSED NEEDLE-WOMEN AND HOOD'S SONG OF THE SHIRT. CHAPTER XVII. THE EDINBURGH REVIEW ON SOUTHERN SLAVERY. CHAPTER XVIII. THE LONDON GLOBE ON WEST INDIA EMANCIPATION. CHAPTER XIX. PROTECTION, AND CHARITY, TO THE WEAK. CHAPTER XX.
The women do little hard work, and are protected from the despotism of their husbands by their masters. The negro men and stout boys work, on the average, in good weather, not more than nine hours a day. The balance of their time is ...
Public opinion unites with self-interest, domestic affection and municipal law to protect the slave. The man who maltreats the weak and dependant, who abuses his authority over wife, children or slaves, is universally detested.
It is contrary to all human customs and legal analogies, that those who are dependent, or are likely to become so, should not be controlled. The duty of protecting the weak involves the necessity of enslaving them—hence, ...
Would that gentleman lay his capital out in land and negroes, he might be sure, in whatever hands it came, that it would be employed to protect laborers, not to oppress them; for when slaves are worth near a thousand dollars a head, ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - heidilove - LibraryThing
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
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