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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Decay of English Liberty , and growth of English Poor Laws ........ 157 CHAPTER XII . The French Laborers and the French Revolution .
... who do a little light work , for enormous wages ; the poor hard - working people , who support every body , and starve themselves ; and the poor thieves ...
Labor is indispensable to give value to property , and if you owned every thing else , and did not own labor , you would be poor .
... and at The negroes were comfortable , until philanthropy taxed the poor of England and Ireland any cost . a hundred millions to free them .
It would be unfair , in treating of the relations of capital and labor , not to consider its poor - house system , the ultimate resort of the poor .
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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