The Mind Of The Master Class: History And Faith In The Southern Slaveholders' Worldview.

By: FOX-GENOVESE, ELIZABETH & GENOVESE, EUGENE D.

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lows: Part I. Cradled in the Storms of Revolution: 1. 'That Terrible Tragedy'; 2. The age of revolution through slaveholding eyes; 3. 'The Purest Sons of Freedom'; Entr'Acte: the bonds of slavery; Part II. The Inescapable Past: 4. History as moral and political instruction; 5. The slaveholders' quest for a history of the common people; 6. World history and the politics of slavery; 7. History as the story of freedom; Part III. Ancient Legacies, Medieval Sensibility, Modern Men: 8. In the shadow of antiquity; 9. Coming to terms with the Middle Ages; 10. The chivalry; 11. Chivalric slave masters; 12. Chivalric politics: Southern ladies take their stand; Part IV. A Christian People Defend the Faith: 13. A Christian people; 14. Unity and diversity among the faithful; 15. War over the Good Book; 16. Slavery: proceeding from the Lord; 17. The Holy Spirit in the word of God; 18. Jerusalem and Athens - against Paris; 19. Serpent in the garden: liberal theology in the South; 20. Theopolitics: golden rule, higher law, and slavery; Coda: St. John of Pottawatamie; Part V. At the Rubicon: 21. Between individualism and corporatism: from the reformation to the war for Southern Independence; 22. Past and future Caesars; Epilogue: King Solomon's dilemma. Includes an Index. "Elizabeth Fox-Genovese and Eugene D. Genovese have given us a masterpiece of the historian's art. Every serious student of the American South and of American intellectual life must read it - now and for many years to come" - Times Literary Supplement 'The Genoveses give us a learned, lucid, even luminous portrait of a worldview bought to ruin by the freeing of those on whose forced labour it rested.' Times Literary Supplement

Title: The Mind Of The Master Class: History And Faith In The Southern Slaveholders' Worldview.

Author Name: FOX-GENOVESE, ELIZABETH & GENOVESE, EUGENE D.

Categories: AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES.,

Edition: First Edition (Unstated).

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 2005.:

ISBN Number: 0521615623

ISBN Number 13: 9780521615624

Binding: s

Book Condition: Softcover. Brand new book.

Seller ID: 35578X1

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