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Reckoning with slavery : a critical study in the quantitative history of American Negro slavery / Paul A. David ... [et al.] ; with an introd. by Kenneth M. Stampp.

Contributor(s): David, Paul A.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1976Description: xvi, 398 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0195020332 (pbk.); 9780195020335 (pbk.); 0195020340; 9780195020342.Subject(s): Fogel, Robert William. Time on the cross | Slavery -- Economic aspects -- United States | Slavery -- United States -- Econometric models | GeschichteAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Reckoning with slavery.DDC classification: 331.1/1734/0973 LOC classification: E449.F653 | R42
Contents:
Kenneth M. Stampp -- Capitalist masters, bourgeois slaves / Paul A. David and Peter Temin -- Sambo makes good, or were slaves imbued with the Protestant work ethic? / Herbert Gutman and Richard Sutch -- The slave family : protected agent of capitalist masters or victim of the slave trade? / Herbert Gutman and Richard Sutch -- Victorians all? The sexual mores and conduct of slaves and their masters / Herbert Gutman and Richard Sutch -- Slavery : the progressive institution? / Paul A. David and Peter Temin -- The care and feeding of slaves / Richard Sutch -- Prosperity, progress, and American slavery / Gavin Wright -- Time on the cross and the burden of quantitative history.
Summary: This book offers a comprehensive critique of the view of slavery as found in Fogel and Engerman's Time on the cross.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [358]-382) and index.

Introduction : A humanistic perspective / Kenneth M. Stampp -- Part one : Masters and slaves -- Capitalist masters, bourgeois slaves / Paul A. David and Peter Temin -- Sambo makes good, or were slaves imbued with the Protestant work ethic? / Herbert Gutman and Richard Sutch -- The slave family : protected agent of capitalist masters or victim of the slave trade? / Herbert Gutman and Richard Sutch -- Victorians all? The sexual mores and conduct of slaves and their masters / Herbert Gutman and Richard Sutch -- Part two : Institution and economy -- Slavery : the progressive institution? / Paul A. David and Peter Temin -- The care and feeding of slaves / Richard Sutch -- Prosperity, progress, and American slavery / Gavin Wright -- Part three : a judgment -- Time on the cross and the burden of quantitative history.

This book offers a comprehensive critique of the view of slavery as found in Fogel and Engerman's Time on the cross.

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