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 .
“ You do not know how much the hearts of your Mother and Father are set on your success , ” Byrd wrote to his son at the University of Virginia . “ You are our only boy — the representative of the family name .
Free from the constant gaze of their fathers ' eyes , young Southerners were nonetheless rarely far from their parents ' thoughts . ... Laurens Hinton was troubled by an intrusive father who signed his letters “ your anxious parent .
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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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