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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1 Slaveholders pressured their sons to go to college , to be prudent in their investments , to live according to the dictates of Christianity , but above all else to succeed . Not surprisingly , most young slaveholders were deeply ...
“ The Farmers in the country live in a miserable manner , ” he wrote . “ They think only of making money and their houses are hardly fit to live in . " 36 Many slaveholders would not live in a place long enough to care whether it was ...
TO FEAR DEATH in the antebellum South was to live in constant terror of the immediacy of one's fate . ... Periodic epidemics of cholera and yellow fever took thousands of lives , particularly in urban centers .
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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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