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Author Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth, 1941-2007.

Title The mind of the master class : history and faith in the Southern slaveholders' worldview / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Eugene D. Genovese.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 828 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 719-792) and index.
Contents Cradles in the storms of revolution -- The inescapable past -- Ancient legacies, medieval sensibility, modern men -- A Christian people defend the faith -- At the rubicon.
Summary Presenting America's slaveholders as men and women who were intelligent, honourable, and pious, this text asks how people who were admirable in so many ways could have presided over a social system that proved itself and enormity and inflicted horrors on their slaves.
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Subject Slaveholders -- Southern States -- Social life and customs.
Slaveholders -- Religious life -- Southern States.
Slaveholders -- Southern States -- Intellectual life.
Slavery -- Southern States -- Justification.
Slavery -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Southern States -- History.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- Southern States -- History.
Southern States -- Social life and customs -- 1775-1865.
Southern States -- Religious life and customs.
Southern States -- Intellectual life.
Southern States -- History -- Philosophy.
Chronological Term 1775-1865
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Genovese, Eugene D., 1930-2012.
Other Form: Print version: Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth, 1941-2007. Mind of the master class. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005 0521850657 (DLC) 2005047136 (OCoLC)60188223
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