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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observer , long hours of back - breaking work without pay , a general indifference to the slaves ' religious concerns , and the slaveholders ' disrespect for the bondsmen's marital and sexual needs created a “ Foundation of Discontent ...
For the first half of the nineteenth century , about a third of all southern white families held slaves , and the ... In some of the most heavily populated slave states — South Carolina , Mississippi , Alabama , Georgia — between thirty ...
The most significant indication of a slaveholder's growing wealth was neither the increasing size of successive harvests nor the steady accumulation of land , but the increase in the number of slaves . In this the planter aristocracy ...
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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
THE MARKET CULTURE
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