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The ruling race : a history of American slaveholders

Author: James Oakes
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1982.
Series: Borzoi book
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oakes, James.
Ruling race.
New York : Knopf, 1982
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Oakes
ISBN: 0394521633 9780394521633
OCLC Number: 7976019
Description: xix, 307 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Colonial legacy. Revolutionary slaveholders --
The market culture. Master-class pluralism --
The slaveholders' pilgrimage --
The convenient sin --
Freedom and bondage --
Plantations, plebeians, and particians. Factories in the fields --
Masters of tradition --
Epilogue: The slaveholders' revolution --
Appendix: Sample of slaveholders from the 1850 census.
Series Title: Borzoi book
Responsibility: by James Oakes.


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