The Ruling Race: A History of American Slaveholders
Knopf, 1982 - 307 halaman
This study analyzes the market economy of the South, the people and groups that constituted the class of slaveholders, and the paradox of a Southern ideology, rooted in the economy, that emphasized equality of opportunity, patriotism, democracy, and racis
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When John Isaac Guion announced his plan to go to law school rather than West Point , his father , Isaac , promptly attempted to disabuse John of his misconceptions about military life . Writing from his plantation near Natchez ...
He even extracted a promise from his son - in - law not to take his daughter west . But when he was sixty - five years old , Lide's son convinced him to move the plantation to Alabama , forty miles south of Montgomery .
Reformers deflated the exaggerated accounts of the wonderful fertility and incomparable climate of the West . Such inducements were “ too strong to be resisted by a people who find it laborious to earn a mere subsistence in the land of ...
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Oakes provides ample evidence in the Chapter "Mater Class Pluralism" for the existence of a democratic and pluralistic tradition in the antebellum South. In Oakes' account, the antebellum South was ... Baca ulasan lengkap
THE MARKET CULTURE
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