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Title Society and culture in the slave South / edited by J. William Harris.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1992.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 245 pages) : illustrations.
Series Rewriting histories
Rewriting histories.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-245).
Contents The fruits of merchant capital : the slave South as a paternalist society / Eugene Genovese and Elizabeth Fox-Genovese -- Within the plantation household : women in a paternalist system / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese -- American slavery : a flexible, highly developed form of capitalism / Robert William Fogel -- Slavery and the circle of culture / Sterling Stuckey -- The mask of obedience : male slave psychology in the Old South / Bertram Wyatt-Brown -- The Black family as a mechanism of planter control / Norrece T. Jones, Jr. -- Love and biography : three courtships / Steven M. Stowe -- Women and the search for manly independence / Joan E. Cashin -- Female slaves : sex roles and status in the antebellum plantation South / Deborah G. White.
Summary Combining established work with that of recent provocative scholarship on the antebellum South, this collection of essays puts students in touch with some of the central debates in this dynamic field.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Southern States -- Social conditions.
Southern States -- Economic conditions.
Slavery -- Southern States.
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- Southern States.
Women -- Southern States -- Psychology.
Slaves -- Southern States -- Psychology.
EE. UU. -- Estados del Sur -- Condiciones económicas.
Indexed Term Slavery History
United States
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Harris, J. William, 1946-
Other Form: Print version: Society and culture in the slave South. London ; New York : Routledge, 1992 0415070546 (DLC) 92008841 (OCoLC)25508245
ISBN 0203312732 (electronic bk.)
9780203312735 (electronic bk.)
0203415922 (electronic bk.)
9780203415924 (electronic bk.)
0415070546 (Cloth)
0415070554 (Paper)