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Roll, Jordan, roll; the world the slaves made

Author: Eugene D Genovese
Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books [1974]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genovese, Eugene D., 1930-
Roll, Jordan, roll.
New York, Pantheon Books [1974]
(OCoLC)643615934
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene D Genovese
ISBN: 0394491319 9780394491318 0394716523 9780394716527 0233967176 9780233967172
OCLC Number: 874097
Awards: Bancroft Prize, 1975.
Description: xxii, 823 pages 25 cm
Contents: Bk. I. God is not mocked. pt. 1. Of the willing and the obedient --
On paternalism --
Farmers, planters, and overseers --
The hegemonic function of the law --
In the name of humanity and the cause of reform --
Our Black family --
A duty and a burden --
Of concubines and horses --
The moment of truth --
pt. 2. And the children bought up --
To the manor born --
De good massa --
Our white folks --
Some valiant soldier here --
Bk. II. The rock and the church --
pt. 1. Of the God of the living --
The Christian tradition --
Slave religion in hemispheric perspective --
Black conversation and white sensibility --
Let the dead bury the dead --
The white preachers --
Origins of the folk religion --
The gospel in the quarters --
The Black preachers --
Religious foundations of the Black nation --
pt. 2. And every man according as his work shall be --
Time and work rhythms --
A "lazy" people --
The Black work ethic --
Bk. III. The valley of the shadow --
pt. 1. Of the sons of Jacob --
Life in the big house --
The men between --
Men of skill --
Free Negroes --
Miscegenation --
The language of class and nation --
A conclusion and a preface --
pt. 2. And the coat of many colors --
The naming of cats --
The myth of the absent family --
Romances of the field --
Broomsticks and orange blossoms --
Husbands and fathers --
Wives and mothers --
The children --
The old folks --
Hearth and home --
Gardens --
Kitchens, high and low --
Clothes make the man and the woman --
Reading, writing, and prospects --
De big times --
Bk. IV. Whom God hath hedged in --
The slave revolts --
On resistance --
"Roast pig is a wonderful delicacy, especially when stolen" --
Standing up to the man --
Brothers, sisters, and no-'counts --
"All Negroes are fatalists" --
The runaways --
The bright and morning star --
Appendix --
The fate of paternalism in modern bourgeois society : the case of Japan.
Responsibility: [by] Eugene D. Genovese.

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