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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After ten years of struggling and stagnation , Simpson hired out one of his two slaves and became his father's overseer on a farm with about seven bondsmen . As the manager of a larger group of slaves , he faced new problems .
For all the masters who took up the lash to suppress the bondsman's “ insolence , " there were others who were compelled to recognize the dignity of their slaves as workers . Still others came to a standoff .
... as an owner of at least 20 slaves , but he divides slaveholders into three groups : those with fewer than ten bondsmen , substantial farmers and small planters with between 10 and 30 bondsmen , and those with 30 slaves or more ...
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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
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