Economy and Society in the Antebellum American South
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Debating Slavery by Mark M. Smith
Book DescriptionEven while slavery existed, Americans debated slavery. Was it a profitable and healthy institution? If so, for whom? The abolition of slavery in 1865 did not end this debate. Similar questions concerning the profitability of slavery, its impact on masters, slaves, and nonslaveowners still inform modern historical debates. Is the slave South best characterized as a capitalist society? Or did its dogged adherence to non-wage labor render it precapitalist? Today, southern slavery is among the most hotly disputed topics in writing on American history. With the use of illustrative material and a critical bibliography, Dr Smith outlines the main contours of this complex debate, summarizes the contending viewpoints, and at the same time weighs up the relative importance, strengths and weaknesses of the various competing interpretations. This book introduces an important topic in American history in a manner which is accessible to students and undergraduates taking courses in American history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521576963
(216mm x 138mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 10-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mark M. Smith
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Sensing the Past, Paperback (February 2008)» View all books by Mark M. Smith
Offers an introduction to the of sensory history. This book explores such subjects as: visual culture in Victorian Britain and South America; sound in nineteenth-century Australia and France; gender politics and touch in early modern Europe and in native America; and, 'race' and olfaction in the United States and scent in ancient Christianity.
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