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Freedom in a slave society : stories from the antebellum South

著者: Johanna Nicol Shields
出版: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
シリーズ: Cambridge studies on the American South.
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"Before the Civil War, most Southern white people were as strongly committed to freedom for their kind as to slavery for African Americans. This study views that tragic reality through the lens of eight authors - representatives of a South that seemed, to them, destined for greatness but was, we know, on the brink of destruction. Exceptionally able and ambitious, these men and women won repute among the educated  続きを読む
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ジャンル/形式: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
ドキュメントの種類: 図書
すべての著者/寄与者: Johanna Nicol Shields
ISBN: 9781107013377 1107013372
OCLC No.: 772109802
物理形態: xxiii, 318 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
コンテンツ: Regarding a "weird utopia" --
Self-making in southwestern towns --
The domestic foundations of self-determination --
The voluntary bonds of friendship --
Southwestern histories for a divided market --
Slave characters and the problem of human nature --
Slavery and political trust --
Self-determination and slavery in conflict.
シリーズタイトル: Cambridge studies on the American South.
責任者: Johanna Nicol Shields.
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This book explores the relationship between freedom and slavery in the antebellum American South, studying authors who spoke for the Southwest's educated classes.  続きを読む

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"These life histories drive home a key paradox about those who benefit most directly from the inequalities of modern market economies. They always measure to the future with an accounting method that 続きを読む

 
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