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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“ Nothing affords me more real pleasure than to find that the object for which you are both separated from me is your steady and unworried pursuit : go on my sons , persevere every laudable and worthy endeavour , & success will be the ...
Only “ the pride of honorable success ” was justifiable , one writer insisted . “ This is an important principle everywhere . In a republican government , where no aristocracy is supposed to exist , but an aristocracy of merit — it is .
14 For many slaveholders , however , success was merely a spur to still more enterprise . ... A successful planter in South Carolina , Lide moved his entire family to Alabama in 1835 where he worked with youthful diligence , excited by ...
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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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