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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One Virginia landowner advertised eight hundred acres of “ good plantable Land ” for which he would accept “ ready Money , or young Negroes . ” John Geddy of Halifax , North Carolina , would “ readily take either tobacco ...
“ Unless there is order and subordination kept up , amongst negroes , ” a Louisianan wrote in 1807 , “ they would soon be masters instead of Slaves , for tho they are black , they have as great a propensity to command and be tyrants as ...
The more the driver is kept aloof from the negroes , the better , ” an enterprising overseer declared . “ Once let them believe that they are his equals , and all control is lost . ” The same rule applied to overseers .
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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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