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 Tennesseean claimed that “ in the course of s years ” land that recently sold for a few dollars “ will be worth so dollars per acre . ” There were government lands still available in Louisiana in the 1830's , W. P. Graham was told ...
All of their training , indeed their entire secular culture , pressured the slaveholders to behave in ways their religious convictions told them were wrong and sinful . Thus while few slaveholders expressed remorse , many spoke of ...
May Brown begged her former master to " receive mee back home " from a man whom " I Cannot please . ” When Benajah Nicholls's slave , Sam , expressed “ a great wish to be with his wife , ” Nicholls told him to ask his wife's owner ...
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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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