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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Although he referred to them as “ poor whites , ” they were , he explained , “ a class of small proprietors , who seem to acquire slovenly habits from dependence on slaves , of whom they can maintain but few .
Her little daughter , though severely ill , was unattended by a physician , and a drawer full of medicine bottles was unusable because , the mother explained , “ I can't read writin . " Yet the family owned more than ten field hands ...
Jackson understood it , " a Georgia newspaper explained . “ A Union of equal rights to every citizen of this Confederacy ; a Union which secured to the slave - holder the same privileges as a non - slaveholder ; a Union which afforded ...
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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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