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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6 An angry Tennessee slaveholder asserted that " it has always been a rule with me to whip any negro that tries to tell me anything about ... Like all good businessmen , effective plantation managers understood the importance of rules .
Slaveholders frequently wrote down rules of the plantation or instructions to overseers whose wording was virtually identical to the published recommendations . The handwritten rules for Andrew Flinn's Green Valley Plantation began with ...
Finally , he listed ten specific offenses for which he permitted his overseer to inflict a maximum of fifty lashes a day.25 The popularity of rules alone suggests the representativeness if not the influence of reformers , even though ...
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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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