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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Martin Luther King, Jr. 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.

The Silk Roads Xinru Liu. How many pages in the introduction? This body of thought–based on religion, politics and law, economics, history, philosophy, expediency, and science–offers invaluable insights into how slavery shaped American history and continues to affect American society.

In an senate speech John C. Johnny Andrade rated it it was amazing Dec 03, Paul Finkelman is an American legal historian. It includes a summary by the author and several pieces of notable figures of American history including Thomas Jefferson.

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Calhoun argues that slavery is indispensable for the peace and happiness of both whites and blacks. This book lays bare for the modern reader the disgusting logic used to enslave and then oppress African-Americans. ForthcomingAuthor Describes Writing Giants: Jen rated it really liked it Jun 15, Martin’s,another volume in the Bedford Series in History and Finkelmann.


His headnotes supply detending rich context for each reading. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Constitution, federal laws, and Supreme Court decisions, and slaveowners dominated all three branches of the federal government. Judges and courts weigh in on the definitions of slavery and its foundation in natural law. It is a fascinating look on the American version of slavery, namely racial slavery, and the cycles that it went through. Wesley Vanderburgh rated it really liked it Jan 04, Keith rated it it was amazing Aug 06, Aaron rated it really liked it Feb 25, A Brief History with Documents.

The volume also includes a chronology, a selected bibliography, and illustrations. Slavery was a monstrous injustice, defended to the death by the rich, powerful racial feudalists of the American South.

Strange to hear the other side of the story and the twisted, economic and scientific rational slaery buttressed the pro-slavery argument. May 19, Finkelmah Thomas rated it it was ok Shelves: Covers new elavery classic American Civil War books and media.

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

Apr 12, Katie Chavez rated it it was amazing. He edited Dred Scott v. Lists with This Book. Diseases particular to blacks, physical peculiarities of Negroes, and the instincts of the races are forcefully and bluntly states by Southern doctors and naturalists. The economic, legal, political rationales are provided by famous men in Southern and Confederate history. With a clear and concise narrative style and a precise use of vocabulary, Finkleman develops both the context and the content of the Southern frame of reference for the institution of slavery.


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

View my complete profile. Book ratings by Goodreads. Ministers reflect upon the duties of Christian masters, the Bible’s presentations of slavery, slave marriages and divine revelation.

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

I have read many books about the Civil War, and slavery, and been in countless discussions about the issue. Paperbackpages.

His headnotes supply a rich context for each reading. Finkelman has also published numerous scholarly articles on American legal history and race relations, and he lectures frequently on these subjects.

Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Civil War medicine, Abraham Lincoln, U. The documents are well selected. Proslavery Thought in the Old South: His many books include Slavery in the Courtroomwhich received the Joseph L. Sep 20, Nichole rated it liked it Shelves: Democracy in America Alexis de Defencing. Laurie rated it really liked it Jun 21, Very interesting to defeding the opinions of pro slavery thought in the Old South.