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In the Image of God Religion, Moral Values, and Our Heritage of Slavery

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ISBN-10: 0300088140

ISBN-13: 9780300088144

Edition: 2001

Authors: David Brion Davis

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This series of interlocking essays cover topics such as slave resistance, the historical construction of race, and the connections between the abolitionist movement and the struggle for women's rights.
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Book details

List price: $69.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 12/11/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Size: 6.46" wide x 9.45" long x 1.15" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

David Brion Davis is Sterling Professor of History at Yale University and director of Yale's Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. His previous books include The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, which won a National Book Award and the Bancroft Prize, and The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture which won a Pulitzer Prize.

Introduction
From Religion to Slavery
Reinhold Niebuhr: An American Jeremiah
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Religion and American Culture
The Other Zion: American Jews and the Meritocratic Experiment
The Slave Trade and the Jews
Jews and Blacks in American
Historians of Two Generations
The Rebel: C. Vann Woodward
A Tribute to Woodward
Southern Comfort: Eugene D. Genovese
Origins
At the Heart of Slavery
Slaves in Islam
A Big Business
The Triumph of the Country
The Labyrinth of Slavery
The Significance of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787
The Benefit of Slavery
Capitalism, Abolitionism, and Hegemony
The Violence of Slavery as Experienced
The White World of Frederick Douglass
Life and Death in Slavery
The Ends of Slavery
White Wives and Slave Mothers
Terror in Mississippi
From the Construction of Race to the American Dilemma and the Feminist Revolution
Constructing Race: A Reflection
The Culmination of Racial Polarities and Prejudice
The American Dilemma
The Other Revolution
Credits
Index