The Political Economy of Slavery: Studies in the Economy and Society of the Slave South by Eugene D. Genovese | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Political Economy of Slavery: Studies in the Economy and Society of the Slave South / Edition 2

The Political Economy of Slavery: Studies in the Economy and Society of the Slave South / Edition 2

by Eugene D. Genovese
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819562084

ISBN-13: 9780819562081

Pub. Date: 12/01/1988

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

A stimulating analysis of the society and economy in the slave south.

Overview

A stimulating analysis of the society and economy in the slave south.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819562081
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1988
Series:
Wesleyan Paperback Series
Edition description:
2nd edition, with new introd.
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Wesleyan Edition
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Part One: The Setting: The Slave South: An Interpretation
Part Two: Virgin Land and Servile Labor: The Low Productivity of Southern Slave Labor: Causes and Effects, The Negro Laborer in Africa and the Slave South, Cotton, Slavery, and Soil Exhaustion, Livestock in the Slave Economy, The Limits of Agricultural Reform
Part Three: The Subservience of Town to Country: The Significance of the Slave Plantation of Southern economic Development, The Industrialists under the Slave Regime, Slave Labor or Free in the Southern Factories: A Political Analysis of and Economic Debate Part Four: The General Crisis of the Slave South: Origins of Slavery Expansionism
A Note on the Place of Economics in the Political Economy of Slavery
Epilogue: The Slave Economies in Political Perspectives (With Elizabeth Fox-Genovese)
Bibliographical Note
Index

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