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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The laborer of every class has been able to supply his necessities by the fruits of his labor . The barns of the husbandmen teem with plenty for both man and beast . ... ” A Tennessee politician went even further .
“ As an owner of slaves ( and one whose income is derived almost entirely from their labor ) , " one master wrote , “ I assert an unquestionable right to my property , and protest against every attempt to deprive me of it without my ...
68 Bondsmen who laughed at their masters understood that the slave's ambiguous legal status as both labor and property allowed them to manipulate the owner's material interests . They withheld labor by slowing down or shirking duties ...
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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
THE MARKET CULTURE
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