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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... has complained of our rather ferocious assault on them - much less attempted to reply to or refute our arguments and objections .
But the restraints of Law and Public Opinion are less at the North than in Europe . The isms on each side the Atlantic are equally busy with " assiduous ...
These profits are less , because the master allows the slave to retain a larger share of the results of his own labor , than do the employé of free labor .
... live in ten times the luxury and show that Southern masters do , because the slaves to capital work harder and cost less , than negro slaves .
He is more of a slave than the negro , because he works longer and harder for less allowance than the slave , and has no holiday , because the cares of life ...
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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