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 of every ten slaveholders lived in the South's largest cities , and it was in this urban setting that the slaveholding class was most cosmopolitan . The fluidity of urban society made for huge fluctuations in the percentage of ...
Barely one in twenty slaveholders owned that many bondsmen , and not one in a hundred southern white families was headed by such a man . Yet southern white society is frequently analyzed from the perspective of this tiny elite .
By the revolutionary era the typical slaveholder might be French , German , or Scottish as well as English . Overwhelmingly Christian , slaveholders were nonetheless divided among Catholics , Episcopalians , and increasingly Baptists ...
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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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