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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In December 1850 , for example , his slaves ginned cotton for several neighbors , and Moseley recorded the transactions in his diary : “ Higgs paid me the money due by Jason and William Wages for ginning three bales of cotton at $ 30.50 ...
“ The artisan and the laborer find ready employment with increased and remunerating wages , and everywhere within our borders the comforts of life are being equally and generally diffused . ... Our civil and religious institutions and ...
... historical , and biblical ; that of the North exceptional , but admirably adapted to a new country where lands are cheap and abundant , population sparse , capital but little power to tyrannize over labor , and wages good .
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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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