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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54 Expansion and prosperity were characteristic of most middleclass masters , including well - to - do planters . James Torbert owned a sawmill and a plantation in Macon County , Alabama , in the 1850's , and though he visited his farm ...
—And be enabled to have everything comfortable and prosperous around me . ... of agriculture afford such ample remuneration to labor , as to give unexampled prosperity to the country , and to stimulate the enterprise of our citizens .
16 Slavery gave southern whites enough prosperity to justify such hyperbole ; it offered enough opportunity for advancement to allow them to feel comfortable with their gospel of prosperity . In this peculiar way , human bondage ...
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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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