Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 April 2012

688 Pages


ISBN: 9780199832439

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Deliver Us from Evil

The Slavery Question in the Old South

Lacy K. Ford

  • 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.