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Slavery : A Problem in American Institutional and Intellectual Life

By: Elkins, Stanley M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2013Edition: 3rd ed.Description: 1 online resource (329 p.).ISBN: 9780226098326.Subject(s): Slavery -- United States | Slaves -- United States -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Slavery : A Problem in American Institutional and Intellectual LifeDDC classification: 301.44/93/0973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- Preface to the Third Edition -- Part I. An Introduction: Slavery as a Problem in Historiography -- Chapter 1. The Old Debate -- Chapter 2. The Problem of ""New Viewpoints"" -- Part II. Institutions and the Law of Slavery -- Chapter 1. Institutional Breakdown in an Age of Expansion -- Chapter 2. The Dynamics of Unopposed Capitalism -- Chapter 3. Slavery in Capitalist and Non-Capitalist Cultures -- Part III. Slavery and Personality -- Chapter 1. Personality Types and Stereotypes -- Chapter 2. The ""African Culture"" Argument -- Chapter 3. Shock and Detachment
Chapter 4. Adjustment to Absolute Power in the Concentration Camp -- Chapter 5. Three Theories of Personality -- Chapter 6. Mechanisms of Resistance to Absolute Power -- Part IV. Slavery and the Intellectual -- Chapter 1. Institutions and Insights -- Chapter 2. Intellectuals without Responsibility -- Chapter 3. Sin, Guilty Innocence, and Reform -- Chapter 4. The Transcendentalist as Abolitionist -- Chapter 5. The Abolitionist as Transcendentalist -- Chapter 6. Choices -- Chapter 7. Postscript: Slavery, Consensus, and the Southern Intellect -- Part V. Slavery and Ideology
Part VI. The Two Arguments on Slavery -- Appendix. Essay on Materials and Method -- Acknowledgments -- Index
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Contents -- Preface to the Third Edition -- Part I. An Introduction: Slavery as a Problem in Historiography -- Chapter 1. The Old Debate -- Chapter 2. The Problem of ""New Viewpoints"" -- Part II. Institutions and the Law of Slavery -- Chapter 1. Institutional Breakdown in an Age of Expansion -- Chapter 2. The Dynamics of Unopposed Capitalism -- Chapter 3. Slavery in Capitalist and Non-Capitalist Cultures -- Part III. Slavery and Personality -- Chapter 1. Personality Types and Stereotypes -- Chapter 2. The ""African Culture"" Argument -- Chapter 3. Shock and Detachment

Chapter 4. Adjustment to Absolute Power in the Concentration Camp -- Chapter 5. Three Theories of Personality -- Chapter 6. Mechanisms of Resistance to Absolute Power -- Part IV. Slavery and the Intellectual -- Chapter 1. Institutions and Insights -- Chapter 2. Intellectuals without Responsibility -- Chapter 3. Sin, Guilty Innocence, and Reform -- Chapter 4. The Transcendentalist as Abolitionist -- Chapter 5. The Abolitionist as Transcendentalist -- Chapter 6. Choices -- Chapter 7. Postscript: Slavery, Consensus, and the Southern Intellect -- Part V. Slavery and Ideology

Part VI. The Two Arguments on Slavery -- Appendix. Essay on Materials and Method -- Acknowledgments -- Index

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