Life and labor in the Old South. (reprint, 1929).9781570036781
Life and labor in the Old South. (reprint, 1929)
Phillips, Ulrich Bonnell Phillips, Ulrich Bonnell, 1877–1934, American historian, an authority on the antebellum South, b. La Grange, Ga. After teaching at the Univ. of Wisconsin (1902–8), he was professor of history and political science at Tulane Univ. .
U. of South Carolina South Carolina, state of the SE United States. It is bordered by North Carolina (N), the Atlantic Ocean (SE), and Georgia (SW). Facts and Figures
Area, 31,055 sq mi (80,432 sq km). Pop. (2000) 4,012,012, a 15. Press
Southern classics series
First published in 1929, Ulrich Bonnell Phillips's history of slavery The history of slavery covers many different forms of human exploitation across many cultures and throughout human history. Slavery, generally defined, refers to the systematic exploitation of labor for work and services without consent and/or the possession of other persons as in the Old South was a carefully researched account that focused on social and economic aspects. While it offered important insights into antebellum Southern history, its conclusions were unfortunately tainted by the author's racist views. This reprint features a new introduction by John David Smith John David Smith (October 1786 – March 1849) was a businessman and political figure in Upper Canada.
He was born in New York City in 1786, the son of Elias Smith, a United Empire Loyalist. He came to the site of what is now Port Hope with his family in 1797. (U. of North Carolina at Charlotte) that places the work within the larger context of Progressive Era scholarship.
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