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The Resource Slavery : a problem in American institutional and intellectual life, Stanley M. Elkins

Slavery : a problem in American institutional and intellectual life, Stanley M. Elkins

Label
Slavery : a problem in American institutional and intellectual life
Title
Slavery
Title remainder
a problem in American institutional and intellectual life
Statement of responsibility
Stanley M. Elkins
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elkins, Stanley M
Dewey number
301.44/93/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
E441
LC item number
.E44 1976
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Slaves
Label
Slavery : a problem in American institutional and intellectual life, Stanley M. Elkins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
An introduction : slavery as a problem in historiography ; Old debate ; Problem of new viewpoints -- Institutions and the law of slavery ; Institutional breakdown in an age of expansion ; Dynamics of unopposed capitalism ; Slavery i capitalist and non-capitalist cultures -- Slavery and personality ; Personality types and stereotypes ; African culture argument ; Shock and detachment ; Adjustment to absolute power in the concentration camp ; Three theories of personality ; Mechanisms of resistance to absolute power -- Slavery and the intellectual ; Institutions and insights ; Intellectuals without responsibility ; Sin, guilty innocence, and reform ; Transcendentalist as abolitionist ; Choices ; Postscripts : slavery, consensus, and the southern intellect
Control code
ocm02546248
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
3rd ed., rev.
Extent
viii, 320 p.
Isbn
9780226204772
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
76000615
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 17340
  • (OCoLC)2546248
Label
Slavery : a problem in American institutional and intellectual life, Stanley M. Elkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
An introduction : slavery as a problem in historiography ; Old debate ; Problem of new viewpoints -- Institutions and the law of slavery ; Institutional breakdown in an age of expansion ; Dynamics of unopposed capitalism ; Slavery i capitalist and non-capitalist cultures -- Slavery and personality ; Personality types and stereotypes ; African culture argument ; Shock and detachment ; Adjustment to absolute power in the concentration camp ; Three theories of personality ; Mechanisms of resistance to absolute power -- Slavery and the intellectual ; Institutions and insights ; Intellectuals without responsibility ; Sin, guilty innocence, and reform ; Transcendentalist as abolitionist ; Choices ; Postscripts : slavery, consensus, and the southern intellect
Control code
ocm02546248
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
3rd ed., rev.
Extent
viii, 320 p.
Isbn
9780226204772
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
76000615
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 17340
  • (OCoLC)2546248

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