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: 413
  • 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.

    The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation David The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation David Brion Davis on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award With this volume, Davis presents the age of emancipation as a model for reform and as probably the greatest landmark of willed moral progress in human history. The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture Oxford The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture Oxford Paperbacks David Brion Davis on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Winner of several national awards including the Pulitzer Prize, this classic study by David Brion Davis has given new direction to the historical and sociological research of society s attitude towards slavery. Slavery Antiquity Ancient Rome Ancient Greece Asia Babylonia Medieval Europe The Muslim World Byzantine Empire Ottoman Empire Crimean Khanate Topics and practices Slavery Footprint Made In A Free World Slavery exists Deep within the supply chains of the products we love Consider this Global Slavery Index The Global Slavery Index provides a country by country ranking of the number of people in modern slavery, as well as an analysis of the actions governments are taking to respond, and the factors that make people vulnerable. Child Labor and Slavery in the Chocolate Industry Food Chocolate is a product of the cacao bean, which grows primarily in the tropical climates of Western Africa, Asia, and Latin America The cacao bean is commonly referred to as cocoa, so that is the term that will be used throughout this article. History of slavery The history of slavery spans many cultures, nationalities, and religions from ancient times to the present day However the social, economic, and legal positions of slaves were vastly different in different systems of slavery in different times and places Slavery appears in the Mesopotamian Code of Hammurabi c BC , which refers to it as an established institution. Christian Slavery Bad News About Christianity When the Roman Empire became Christian under the Emperor Constantine, the institution of slavery remained unaltered, except for superficial changes. The history of British slave ownership has been buried A print shows African captives being taken on board a slave ship Photograph Print Collector Getty The past has a disconcerting habit of bursting, uninvited and unwelcome, into the present This Slavery in America HISTORY Slavery was practiced throughout the American colonies in the th and th centuries, and African slaves helped build the new nation into an economic powerhouse through the production of

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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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