Slavery: A Problem in American Institutional and Intellectual Life

Slavery A Problem in American Institutional and Intellectual Life This third edition of Stanley M Elkin s classic study offers two new chapters by the author The first Slavery and Ideology considers the discussion and criticism occasioned by this controversial wor

  • Title: Slavery: A Problem in American Institutional and Intellectual Life
  • Author: Stanley Elkins
  • ISBN: 9780226204772
  • Page: 177
  • Format: Paperback
  • This third edition of Stanley M Elkin s classic study offers two new chapters by the author The first, Slavery and Ideology, considers the discussion and criticism occasioned by this controversial work Elkins amplifies his original purpose in writing the book and takes into consideration the substantial body of critical commentary He also attempts a prediction on theThis third edition of Stanley M Elkin s classic study offers two new chapters by the author The first, Slavery and Ideology, considers the discussion and criticism occasioned by this controversial work Elkins amplifies his original purpose in writing the book and takes into consideration the substantial body of critical commentary He also attempts a prediction on the course of future research and discussion.

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    1. This seminal work attempted to apply the insights of modern sociology, psychology, and intellectual history to the study of African-American slavery, a field of inquiry which by 1959 had already, according to Elkins, reached a historiographical dead-end. Kenneth Stampp had several years earlier (in THE PECULIAR INSTITUTION) resolved the old argument with U.B. Phillips about whether slavery was a benevolent social institution or an exploitative labor system, but had not suggested new avenues of i [...]

    2. An eye-opener, particularly when talking about the differences between slavery in the US and in Latin America. One of those books that I strongly recommend to Americans to understand the US and our history, culture and experience.

    3. Read this at the University of Wisconsin in 1966. All I remember is the comparison to slave behavior and WWII POW behavior.

    4. Still thought-provoking, especially the exploration of the correspondence between slavery and the concentration camp experience.

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