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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For myself , I have found some slaveholders who articulated a paternalistic world view with increasing stridency as the Civil War approached ; some slaveholders who were overtly and increasingly hostile to democracy ; and one who went ...
Thus were the lessons of democracy and tyranny taught to the children of slaveholders from their earliest years . ... among slaveholders ; they tended therefore to put their faith in the most democratic branches of government .
Most slaveholders accepted social equality and political democracy as mainstays of southern white society . But paternalists assumed humanity's inherent inequality and tended to be suspicious of , if not hostile to , democracy .
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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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