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Freedom in a slave society : stories from the antebellum South

作者: Johanna Nicol Shields
出版商: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
叢書: 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  再讀一些...
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類型/形式: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Johanna Nicol Shields
ISBN: 9781107013377 1107013372
OCLC系統控制編碼: 772109802
描述: xxiii, 318 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
内容: 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.
叢書名: Cambridge studies on the American South.
責任: 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.  再讀一些...

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