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Cannibals all! or, Slaves without masters.

Author: George Fitzhugh
Publisher: Cambridge, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1960.
Series: John Harvard library.
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Fitzhugh (1806-1881) offers a stinging attack on free society, laissez-faire economy, and wage slavery, and their philosophical underpinnings, using socialist doctrine to defend slavery. Drawing on  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fitzhugh, George, 1806-1881.
Cannibals all!.
Cambridge, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1960
(DLC) 60005400
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Fitzhugh
ISBN: 0674094514 9780674094512 9780674094505 0674094506
OCLC Number: 559877513
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Dedication Preface Introduction 1. The Universal Trade 2. Labor, Skill, and Capital 3. Subject Continued--Exploitation of Skill 4. International Exploitation 5. False Philosophy of the Age 6. Free Trade, Fashion, and Centralization 7. The World is Too Little Governed 8. Liberty and Slavery 9. Paley on Exploitation 10. Our Best Witnesses and Masters in the Art of War 11. Decay of English Liberty, and Growth of English Poor Laws 12. The French Laborers and the French Revolution 13. The Reformation--The Right of Private Judgment 14. The Nomadic Beggars and Pauper Banditti of England 15. Rural Life of England 16. The Distressed Needle-Women and Hood's "Song of the Shirt" 17. The Edinburgh Review on Southern Slavery 18. The London Globe on West India Emancipation 19. Protection and Charity to the Weak 20. The Family 21. Negro Slavery 22. The Strength of Weakness 23. Money 24. Gerrit Smith on Land Reform, and William Lloyd Garrison on No-Government 25. In What Anti-Slavery Ends 26. Christian Morality Impracticable in Free Society--But the Natural Morality of Slave Society 27. Slavery--Its Effects on the Free 28. Private Property Destroys Liberty and Equality 29. The National Era an Excellent Witness 30. The Philosophy of the Isms--Showing Why They Abound at the North, and Are Unknown at the South 31. Deficiency of Food in Free Society 32. Man Has Property in Man 33. The Coup de Grace to Abolition 34. National Wealth, Individual Wealth, Luxury, and Economy 35. Government a Thing of Force, Not of Consent 36. Warning to the North 37. Addendum Index
Series Title: John Harvard library.
Responsibility: Edited by C. Vann Woodward.


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George Fitzhugh was possibly the best-known, and probably the best, apologist of the system of Negro slavery which prevailed in the South of the United States until the Civil War. In 1854 he Read more...

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