The Ruling Race

The Ruling Race

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This pathbreaking social history of the slaveholding South marks a turn in our understanding of antebellum America and the coming of the Civil War. Oakes's bracing analysis breaks the myth that slaveholders were a paternalistic aristocracy dedicated to the values of honor, race, and section. Instead they emerge as having much in common with their entrepreneurial counterparts in the North: they were committed to free-market commercialism and political democracy for… (more)

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Publisher: Knopf (April 17, 2013)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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