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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In the North , abolitionists passed grave moral judgment upon a once - great South , pronouncing the slaveholders guilty of cruel injustice and shameful sin . Ridiculed by a foreign power that thrived on the fruits of the South's slave ...
Indeed , their deepest religious convictions exposed the slaveholders ' most profound moral dilemma . For the structure of slavery tended toward the dehumanization of the bondsmen . Slaves were defined in law as real or personal estate ...
“ Always I felt the moral guilt of it , ” a Louisiana mistress admitted , “ felt how impossible it must be for an owner of slaves to win his way to heaven . ” Ann Meade Page of Virginia prayed for deliverance from the moral burden of ...
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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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