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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Yet their arguments reveal that they accepted the prevailing commercial assumptions and so suggested sweeping changes designed to enhance slavery's profitability . After all , the essence of their attack on westward migration was that ...
Most suggested that overseers be given limited discretion to punish certain offenses with a given number of lashes . ... A similar concern with their own dignity led some slaveholders to suggest avoiding administration of punishment ...
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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