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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Therefore , Gale declared , “ let us pray to God to give us reason and enable us to combat this world . ” E. G. Baker made a similar prayer in his plantation diary . “ Oh God may I turn from worldly ways , to the love of those Heavenly ...
“ Give your servants that which is just and equal , " a Baptist minister declared in 1854 , “ knowing that you also have a Master in heaven . ” When they “ remember their accountability and that they are to meet their servants at the ...
It was a cliché among slaveholders that " if you give a nigger an inch , he will take an ell . ” A Virginia master asserted that slaves “ never would lay out their strength freely , and it was impossible to make them do it .
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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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