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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“ You do not know how much the hearts of your Mother and Father are set on your success , ” Byrd wrote to his son at the University of Virginia . “ You are our only boy — the representative of the family name .
“ We have no tallow faced looking folk here , ” Campbell wrote to his old friends . The water in Arkansas is “ as good as any I ever drank anywhere , ' Rufus Amis wrote his wife in 1857. In a fertile Bayou region of Louisiana one doctor ...
“ He had found a home , ” Coombs wrote . “ The remaining portion of our suite were in search of one . .. Perhaps this sable son of Africa may have been washed by divine Blood , and is now enjoying equal rights and privileges in the ...
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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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