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Politics and Power in a Slave Society

J. Mills, III Thornton

Politics and Power in a Slave Society

Alabama , 1800-1860

by J. Mills, III Thornton

  • 38 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Louisiana State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery & emancipation,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Political Process - General,
  • U.S. History - Slavery Question And Abolitionism,
  • U.S. Local History - Gulf Coast States,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: American,
  • USA

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages520
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7945384M
    ISBN 10080710891X
    ISBN 109780807108918

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Mills Thornton’s Politics and Power in a Slave Society remains the definitive study of political culture in antebellum Alabama. Controversial when it first appeared, the book argues against a view of prewar Alabama as an aristocratic society governed by a.

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Contrary to our conventional wisdom, slavery was not an un-American institution, but rather coexisted with and supported the democratic beliefs of white by: Politics and Power in a Slave Society continues to inspire scholars by challenging one of the fundamental articles of the American creed: that democracy intrinsically produces good.

Contrary to our conventional wisdom, slavery was not an un-American institution, but rather coexisted with and supported the democratic beliefs of white Alabama.

In historian J. Mills Thornton's book, Politics and Power in a Slave Society, Alabama,the author takes a unique approach by arguing that the southern desire to preserve slavery was not the main driving force pushing the south into succession and eventually war. Instead, Thornton argues that it was Alabama politicians constant.

More than three decades after its initial publication, J. Mills Thornton's Politics and Power in a Slave Society remains the definitive study of political culture in antebellum Alabama.

Controversial when it first appeared, the book argues against a view of prewar Alabama as an aristocratic society governed by a planter elite. Instead, Thornton claims that Alabama was an aggressively. Get this from a library. Politics and power in a slave society: Alabama, [J Mills Thornton].

Politics and Power in a Slave Society Organization at the State Level From the state's earliest days, legislative leaders of the two opposing factions had held consultations to choose gubernatorial candidates,1 and from earliest days they had met excoriation for doing by: (shelved 1 time as power-and-politics) avg rating —ratings — published Want to Read saving.

Politics and Power in a Slave Society continues to inspire scholars by challenging one of the fundamental articles of the American creed: that democracy intrinsically produces good. Contrary to our conventional wisdom, slavery was not an un-American institution, but rather coexisted with and supported the democratic beliefs of white Alabama.

4/5(1). Introduction. As the issue of slavery arose in the s and s to become the chief political issue in the nation, Indiana politicians had to respond to an electorate who generally believed slavery was wrong. At the same time, to maintain the viability of both major political parties to achieve victory in national elections, Indiana politicians had to accede to at least some of the demands.

Politics and Power in a Slave Society: Alabama, by Thornton, J. Mills, III Edition: First Edition. Book condition: Fine Jacket condition: Fine. Politics and Power in a Slave Society: Alabama, by J. Mills, III Thornton.

Louisiana State Univ Pr. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs. Slave Society and Culture Those who worked the fields with their owner and his family tended to receive better treatment than plantation slaves under an overseer, who was interested only in maximizing the harvest and had no direct investment in their well‐being.

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Now nature has distinguished between the female and the slave. For the first society to be formed is the vil-lage. And the most natural form of the village appears to be that of a.

Summary. Aristotle defines the polis, or city, as a koinonia, or political association, and he asserts that all such associations, like all deliberate human acts, are formed with the aim of achieving some adds that political association is the most sovereign form of association since it incorporates all other forms of association and aims at the highest good.

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