Defending Slavery has 71 ratings and 9 reviews. Slavery: Proslavery Thought in the Old South; A Brief History with Documents, written by Paul Finkelman. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Paul Finkelman, Defending Slavery: Proslavery Thought in the Old South: A Brief History with Documents. Boston and . Free Essay: Defending Slavery The purpose of this paper is to discuss the crisis as discussed in Paul Finkelman’s book: Defending Slavery.

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How many pages in the introduction? Laurie rated it really liked it Jun 21, ForthcomingAuthor Describes Writing Giants: Beginning a small portion of Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia finielman concluding with Josiah Nott’s Instincts of Racesthis book displays the knowledge and opinions that Southerner’s held regarding slavery and blacks.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. My Lai Randy Roberts. Jun 01, Bryan Mcquirk rated it really liked it Shelves: His many books include Slavery in the Courtroomwhich received the Finlelman L. Ministers reflect upon the duties of Christian masters, the Bible’s presentations of slavery, slave marriages and divine revelation. Edmund Ruffin argues that slavery treats blacks better than the North treats wage laborers. A Brief History with Slavert. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

The introduction is slavrey note worthy; I am unaware of any concise introduction to proslavery thought that is better suited to the classroom. Primary documents reveal the historical and classical defenses of slavery and the religious, economic, legal, political and racial defenses of slavery. Calhoun argues that slavery is indispensable for the peace and happiness of both whites and blacks. Return to Book Page.


We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. The volume also includes a chronology, a selected bibliography, and illustrations.

Happy th Birthday Mr. In this volume, Paul Finkelman presents defendig representative selection of proslavery thought and includes an introduction that explores the history of slavery and the debate over it. He makes the case that the first defenses of slavery that were based upon races appeared after the American Revolution and were an attempt to reconcile the Declaration of Independence with the fact of perpetual forced labor.

Jen rated it really liked it Jun 15, Review quote “This collection will make an excellent addition to the Bedford series Civil War medicine, Abraham Lincoln, U. Lists with This Book. His headnotes supply a rich context for each reading. Bartholomew’s Day Massacre Barbara B.

Lindsey rated it it was ok Nov 24, Readers will get a good sampling of many ‘classic’ statements of the proslavery ideology. NewsGrant’s Canal and Connecticut Remembered at Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Defending Slavery: Proslavery Thought in the Old South : A Brief History with Documents

Aaron Hayworth rated it really liked it Jan 08, Outlining antebellum proslavery thought, Finkelman sets forth the racial theories and ideologies promoted by Southerners.


Cobb states that slavery is essential for blacks because there are no examples of blacks achieving prosperity outside of forced servitude.

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Very interesting to read the opinions of fijkelman slavery thought in the Old South. The Best Books of Ruth Book rated it really liked it Sep 22, Within decades of the American Revolution, the Northern states had either ended slavery or provided for its gradual abolition. In this volume, Paul Finkelman presents a representative selection of proslavery thought and includes an introduction that explores the history of slavery and the debate over it.

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The documents are really interesting to read and just see what they could come up with to defend slavery.