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Ideology of Slavery Proslavery Thought in the Antebellum South, 1830-1860

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ISBN-10: 0807108928

ISBN-13: 9780807108925

Edition: 1981

Authors: Drew Gilpin Faust

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In one volume, these essentially unabridged selections from the works of the proslavery apologists are now conveniently accessible to scholars and students of the antebellum South. The Ideology of Slavery includes excerpts by Thomas R. Dew, founder of a new phase of proslavery militancy; William Harper and James Henry Hammond, representatives of the proslavery mainstream; Thornton Stringfellow, the most prominent biblical defender of the peculiar institution; Henry Hughes and Josiah Nott, who brought would-be scientism to the argument; and George Fitzhugh, the most extreme of proslavery writers.The works in this collection portray the development, mature essence, and ultimate fragmentation…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1981
Publisher: LSU Press
Publication date: 9/1/1981
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Drew Gilpin Faust is president of Harvard University. Her books include<i>Southern Stories: Slaveholders in Peace and War</i> and <i>The Creation of Confederate Nationalism: Ideology and Identity in the Civil War South.</i>