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Published: 17 September 2009

688 Pages


ISBN: 9780195118094

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Deliver Us from Evil

The Slavery Question in the Old South

Lacy K. Ford, Jr.

  • Sweeping regional study of ideas about slavery in the South, which highlights evolution over time and subregions
  • Close look at the development of paternalism as an ideology of slaveholding
  • Emphasizes the controversial role of the internal slave trade in defining the relationships among Southern states