Cannibals All!: Or, Slaves Without Masters
A. Morris, 1857 - 379 halaman
Southern intellectual George Fitzhugh provides a passionate defense of slavery in this nearly 400-page volume published in 1857. Further developing ideas in his previous work Sociology for the South, Fitzhugh not only defends slavery but attacks the entire liberal tradition. Attacking Adam Smith, John Locke, Thomas Jefferson and others, Fitzhugh argues that free markets are harmful to society by forcing the lower classes into crushing labor and poverty. The answer, Fitzhugh argues, is slavery--not only for blacks, but for whites as well. "Slavery," he writes, "is a form, and the very best form, of socialism."
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Private Property destroys Liberty and Equality ........ 323 CHAPTER XXIX . The
National Era an Excellent Witness ...... 327 CHAPTER XXX . The Philosophy of
the Isms -- Shewing why they abound at the North , and are unknown at the
National Wealth , Individual Wealth , Luxury and Economy .... 350 CHAPTER
XXXV . Government a thing of Force , not of Consent ............. 353 CHAPTER
XXXVI . Warning to the North . 363 CHAPTER XXXVII . Addendum 373
It is now evident that those axioms have outlived their day ~ for no one , either
North or South , has complained of our rather ferocious assault on them - much
less attempted to reply to or refute our arguments and objections . All men begin
The silence of the North is far more encouraging , however , than the approbation
of the South . Piqued and taunted for two years , by many Southern Presses of
high standing , to deny the proposition that Free Society in Western Europe is a ...
The comparative evils of Slave Society and of Free Society , of slavery to human
Masters and of slavery to Capital , are the issues which the South now presents ,
and which the North avoids . And she avoids them , because the Abolitionists ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUlasan Pengguna - ColeSimmons - LibraryThing
Insightful commentary into the meaning of labor and its relation to capital. Fitzhugh proves himself a more than capable defender of the antebellum South while offering a damning critique of values we now take for granted in the modern world. Baca ulasan lengkap
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i love this. it's a primary source in its own right for the antebellum period, but still is meaningful today for those of us trapped in the corporate culture we inherited after the industrial revolution. a fresh perspective on work and society. Baca ulasan lengkap