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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unleashed an undercurrent of fear and apprehension throughout the slaveholding South . Masters may not believe slavery to be wrong in principle , William Allen Smith observed in 1856 , but they are “ nevertheless subjects of painful ...
But it is less significant whether they did or did not have good reason to fear death than that they were consumed by their fear , and that in their obsession they exposed patterns of behavior and systems of belief which indicated ...
be yours Death put the fear of the Lord into slaveholders . With his little son “ quite unwell ” and his wife sick also , E. G. Baker wrote privately that he was “ now altogether sorry for all wrongs I may have committed in life — both ...
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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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