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The Mind of the Master Class - by Elizabeth Fox-Genovese & Eugene D Genovese (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 828

Genre: History

Sub-Genre: United States

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: State & Local

Author: Elizabeth Fox-Genovese & Eugene D Genovese

Language: English

TCIN: 77730928
UPC: 9780521615624
Item Number (DPCI): 247-61-0027


Presenting many slaveholders as intelligent, honorable and pious men and women, this study asks how people who were admirable in so many ways could have presided over a social system that inflicted gross abuse on slaves. The South had formidable proslavery intellectuals who participated fully in transatlantic debates and boldly challenged an ascendant capitalist ("free-labor") society. Blending classical and Christian traditions, they forged a moral and political philosophy designed to sustain conservative principles in history, political economy, social theory, and theology, while translating them into political action.
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