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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often complained that their slaves would not perform adequately . To a North Carolina woman , “ making others work ” was " the most disagreeable labour in the world . ” Bennet Barrow did not doubt that his slaves were deliberately ...
... Louisiana plantation before celebrating Christmas , “ but the negros being very anxious for the frolicks , ” the overseer was forced to begin the celebration the next day.66 When they were dissatisfied , slaves openly complained .
an Alabama master complained . “ I had determined to send him to the plantation , to work in the crop , rather than be troubled by his laziness and rascality . This mortified him exceedingly , and he tried to induce several persons to ...
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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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