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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38 Yet the open condemnation of extreme cruelty stands in contrast to the pervasive silence on the widespread use of harsh physical punishment . Even the best masters accepted whipping as essential to the maintenance of discipline .
For movement generally necessitated the abandonment of the settled community , the destruction of established relationships , and the reduction of the physical environment to a universal level of subsistence . In part , the slaveholders ...
The slaveholders in this perimeter were set off from the majority of masters not simply by their extraordinary wealth but by the physical and social stability that wealth produced . To a large extent this was because they grew crops ...
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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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