Slavery and Freedom: An Interpretation of the Old South

Slavery and Freedom: An Interpretation of the Old South

by James Oakes
     
 

"The most valuable and stimulating general interpretation of the Old South to appear in recent years."—George M. Fredrickson
This pathbreaking interpretation of the slaveholding South begins with the insight that slavery and freedom were not mutually exclusive but were intertwined in every dimension of life in the South. James Oakes traces the implications of… See more details below

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"The most valuable and stimulating general interpretation of the Old South to appear in recent years."—George M. Fredrickson
This pathbreaking interpretation of the slaveholding South begins with the insight that slavery and freedom were not mutually exclusive but were intertwined in every dimension of life in the South. James Oakes traces the implications of this insight for relations between masters and slaves, slaveholders and non-slaveholders, and for the rise of a racist ideology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393317664
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
05/28/1998
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,065,478
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.61(d)

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