Time On The Cross

Author by : Robert William Fogel
Languange : en
Publisher by : W. W. Norton & Company
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Description : Employs quantitative analyses to correct long-standing historical beliefs concerning the inefficiency of the slave system, the dispersion of Black families, and the material poverty of slaves


Time On The Cross

Author by : Robert William Fogel
Languange : en
Publisher by : Univ Pr of Amer
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Description : First published in 1974, Fogel and Engerman's groundbreaking book reexamined the economic foundations of American slavery, marking "the start of a new period of slavery scholarship and some searching revisions of a national tradition" (C. Vann Woodward, New York Review of Books).In an Afterword added in 1989, the authors assess their findings in the light of recent scholarship and debate.


Slavery And The Numbers Game

Author by : Herbert George Gutman
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Illinois Press
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Description : Shows how the slaves labored, not because they shared values and goals with their masters, but because of the omnipresent threat of 'negative incentives, ' primarily physical violence. This book provides a historical analysis of the debate over Time on the Cross


Time On The Cross

Author by : Robert William Fogel
Languange : en
Publisher by : Boston : Little, Brown
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Description : Supplemented by: "Evidence and methods, a supplement" (xi, 267 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.) published: Boston : Little, Brown, 1974. Call number: E449.F65 Suppl.


A Revolt Against Liberalism

Author by : A. A. M. van der Linden
Languange : en
Publisher by : Rodopi
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Description : This is the first study to provide a comprehensive picture of the revolt brought about by American radical historians in the 1960s and 1970s. With the turbulent sixties as a backdrop, the work of radical luminaries like Eugene Genovese, Herbert Gutman, Staughton Lynd, William Appleman Williams and Howard Zinn is discussed. These historians made a significant contribution to present-day notions about slavery, working-class history, the New Deal, the Cold War and a wealth of other subjects. Their main target was American liberalism. Radical criticism centered on the liberal concepts of the division of power and of the nature of man. The acrimonious debate which ensued tore the historical profession apart. Therefore most historians have stressed the disagreements between liberals and radicals. Yet, in this study it will be argued that in some respects the radicals were part and parcel of mainstream historiography, though they presented a radical version of it.


The Time Of The Cross

Author by : Watchman Nee
Languange : en
Publisher by : Living Stream Ministry
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Perspectives And Irony In American Slavery

Author by : Harry P. Owens
Languange : en
Publisher by : Univ. Press of Mississippi
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Chemistry

Author by : John S. Holman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Nelson Thornes
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Description : This series builds on the Nelson Science and Nelson Balanced Science series. It was developed for those studying for a Double or Triple Award at GCSE. It includes coverage of all the major GCSE science specifications, a range of case studies and other materials to further develop ideas and evidence in science and a range of questions including actual examination questions.


Objectivity Is Not Neutrality

Author by : Thomas L. Haskell
Languange : en
Publisher by : JHU Press
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Description : Haskell explores topics ranging from the productivity of slave labor to the cultural concomitants of capitalism, from John Stuart Mill's youthful "mental crisis" to the cognitive preconditions that set the stage for antislavery and other humanitarian reforms after 1750. He traces the surprisingly short history of the word responsibility, which turns out to be no older than the United States. And he asks whether the epistemological radicalism of recent years carries the power to justify human rights - rights of academic freedom, for example, or the right not to be tortured.


Emancipating Slaves Enslaving Free Men

Author by : Jeffrey Hummel
Languange : en
Publisher by : Open Court
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Description : This book combines a sweeping narrative of the Civil War with a bold new look at the war’s significance for American society. Professor Hummel sees the Civil War as America’s turning point: simultaneously the culmination and repudiation of the American revolution. While the chapters tell the story of the Civil War and discuss the issues raised in readable prose, each chapter is followed by a detailed bibliographical essay, looking at all the different major works on the subject, with their varying ideological viewpoints and conclusions. In his economic analysis of slavery, Professor Hummel takes a different view than the two major poles which have determined past discussions of the topic. While some writers claim that slavery was unprofitable and harmful to the Southern economy, and others maintain it was profitable and efficient for the South, Hummel uses the economic concept of Deadweight Loss to show that slavery was both highly profitable for slave owners and harmful to Southern economic development. While highly critical of Confederate policy, Hummel argues that the war was fought to prevent secession, not to end slavery, and that preservation of the Union was not necessary to end slavery: the North could have let the South secede peacefully, and slavery would still have been quickly terminated. Part of Hummel’s argument is that the South crucially relied on the Northern states to return runaway slaves to their owners. This new edition has a substantial new introduction by the author, correcting and supplementing the account given in the first edition (the major revision is an increase in the estimate of total casualties) and a foreword by John Majewski, a rising star of Civil War studies.