The Mind of the Master Class: History and Faith in the Southern Slaveholders' Worldview

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Cambridge University Press, 2005 - Slaveholders - 828 pages
Presenting America's slaveholders as men and women who were intelligent, honourable, and pious, this text asks how people who were admirable in so many ways could have presided over a social system that proved itself and enormity and inflicted horrors on their slaves.

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I enjoyed this book immensely. It greatly added to my knowledge and understanding of the ante-bellum South and why secession and the Civil War occurred. Reading this book was like reading one of the ... Read full review

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