Slavery and Freedom: An Interpretation of the Old South
Historian James Oakes's pathbreaking interpretation of the slaveholding South demonstrates that slavery and freedom were not mutually exclusive but were intertwined in every dimension of life in the South, influencing relations between masters and slaves, slaveholders and non-slaveholders, and resulting in the rise of a racist ideology. ". . . a solidly researched, provocative account of the Old South that will make its readers think and rethink".--NEWSDAY.
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Review: Slavery and Freedom: An Interpretation of the Old SouthUser Review - Neil - Goodreads
Read this in preparation for teaching To Kill A Mockingbird. Found it very informative on the weird dynamics that shaped Southern slaver society - not knowing much about the time period, the area or ... Read full review
Review: Slavery and Freedom: An Interpretation of the Old SouthUser Review - Craig - Goodreads
Some thought-provoking interpretation on the connection between freedom and slavery in the south in the Antebellum years. The type of history book that gives you those 'aha' moments where you read ... Read full review