The mind of the master class : history and faith in the Southern slaveholders' worldview (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
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The mind of the master class : history and faith in the Southern slaveholders' worldview

Author: Elizabeth Fox-Genovese; Eugene D Genovese
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting America's slaveholders as men and women who were intelligent, honourable, and pious, this text asks how people who were admirable in so many ways could have presided over a social system that proved itself and enormity and inflicted horrors on their slaves.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Fox-Genovese; Eugene D Genovese
ISBN: 0521850657 9780521850650 0521615623 9780521615624 9786611108601 6611108602
OCLC Number: 60188223
Description: xiii, 828 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Cradles in the storms of revolution --
The inescapable past --
Ancient legacies, medieval sensibility, modern men --
A Christian people defend the faith --
At the rubicon.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Eugene D. Genovese.
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The Mind of the Master Class tells of America's greatest historical tragedy. A great many of the slaveholding men and women were intelligent, honorable, and pious; yet, these very people, presided  Read more...

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'Elizabeth Fox-Genovese and Eugene D. Genovese have given us a masterpiece of the historian's art. Every serious student of the American South and of American intellectual life must read it - now and Read more...

 
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