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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Slaveholding parents , particularly those influenced by the middle - class precepts of antebellum America , took a keen interest in the moral and material development of their children , and in many cases their interest was doting and ...
Yet the goal of economic advancement did not always manifest itself in purely material greed . Some slaveholders moved because they felt they had no choice . To one observer , the slaveholders of the Cape Fear Valley in North Carolina ...
Their society was founded upon the pursuit of material wealth , and that was precisely what evangelical ministers attacked so vehemently . “ From the growing love of wealth , which seems to be the all - devouring passion of our country ...
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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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