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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... less and less as a human being and more and more as a beast of burden . ... The existence of slavery lays the basis for such a development , especially where markets are opened and institutional barriers to commercialization removed ...
c . , are all less than dust of the balance when weighed against the charms of some wealthy heiress , possessor of slaves , ” she wrote her brother in 1836 , and “ the hope of winning her & enjoying the ease of the paternal mansion ...
There he asked that his mulatto children be taken to “ some land of liberty and equal rights where the conditions of society are governed by some law less absurd than that of color . ” In fact , racism was so much a part of the southern ...
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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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