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The peculiar institution

Kenneth M. Stampp

The peculiar institution

Negro slavery in the American South

by Kenneth M. Stampp

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Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as "The peculiar institution: slavery in the ante-bellum South", New York : Knopf, 1956.

Statementby Kenneth M. Stampp.
The Physical Object
Pagination431p.,il..,23cm
Number of Pages431
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23127645M

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The Peculiar Institution refused to die. Great Britain had outlawed the slave trade long before its former American colonies. New nations in the Western Hemisphere, such as Mexico, often banned slavery upon achieving independence. But in America, political, religious, economic and social arguments in favor of the continuation of slavery emerged. Get this from a library! The peculiar institution: slavery in the ante-bellum South.. [Kenneth M Stampp; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- "Prior to the Civil War southern slavery was America's most profound and vexatious social problem. More than any other problem, slavery nagged at the public conscience; offering no easy.


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Winner of the Lincoln Prize Stampp’s classic study of American slavery as a deliberately chosen, practical system of controlling and exploiting labor is one of the most important and influential works of American history written in our time. “A thoughtful and deeply moving book Mr. Dec 28,  · A thoughtful, deeply moving axendadeportiva.com Stampp wants to show specifically what slavery was like, why it existed, and what it did to the American axendadeportiva.com is a massive impact to this book—made all the more effective by the fact that its author writes with a dispassionate and scholar objectivity—which helps to make it one of the most valuable and memorable books ever written in this Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Peculair Institution, The: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South Kenneth M. Stampp. BACKGROUND. This is a long and boring book which looks at slavery (the Peculiar Institution) in the Ante-Bellum (Latin for Pre-War) South.

This guy is some history teacher from Berkley who wrote this in so he uses the word Negro to describe black people. During the slave trade, millions of Africans were enslaved. Some captives resisted by fleeing, by mutiny, and by running away.

Some gained liberty through various legal means and others learned to. The peculiar institution by Kenneth M. Stampp,Knopf edition, in English - [1st ed.]Cited by: the "peculiar institution" idea developed in the North, but the South held true to proslavery ideas; they didn't believe the system was a "necessary evil", but rather a stable and safe system for agriculture.

Racism was only a part of this argument, but they also used. Jun 30,  · Book Review: "The Peculiar Institution" I recently completed what is roundly regarded as the seminal work on slavery in America, Kenneth Stampp's classic "The Peculiar Institution".

I was looking for a single volume treatment of the subject because, despite being steeped in 19th century American history during my time of study at UCLA, I had. Sep 01,  · The U.S. death penalty is a peculiar institution, and a uniquely American one. Despite its comprehensive abolition elsewhere in the Western world, capital punishment continues in dozens of American states– a fact that is frequently discussed but rarely understood/5.

"Prior to the Civil War southern slavery was America's most profound and vexatious social problem. More than any other problem, slavery nagged at the public conscience; offering no easy solution, it demanded statesmanship of uncommon vision, wisdom, and boldness.

This institution deserves close study if only because its impact upon the whole country was so disastrous"--Preface. Feb 01,  · Professor Stampp's book on American Slavery was published in two years after the Supreme Court's decision in Brown v Board of Education and at the beginning of the American Civil Rights Movement.

At the time of its publication, the book was recognized as a seminal study of America's "peculiar institution".Cited by: Dec 17,  · The Peculiar Institution lays the groundwork for understanding the most tragic and criminal institution in our nation's his This is a great resource and a terrific book on American slavery.

It presents the horrors of slavery where, even at its most humane it was an inhuman and barbarous institution. There is simply no excuse for it/5(30). The Peculiar Institution. In his first major book, The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South (), Stampp countered the arguments of historians such as Ulrich Phillips, who characterized slavery as an essentially benign and paternalistic institution that promoted Southern racial harmony.

Stampp asserted, to the contrary, that Alma mater: University of Wisconsin, Madison. peculiar institution Download peculiar institution or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get peculiar institution book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Dec 01,  · Like his predecessor, Mr. Stampp has had to base his book chiefly upon records left by the large slaveholders, and, as a result, The Peculiar Institution is, like Phillips’s earlier work, essentially a study of slavery on the big plantations—on which admittedly a.

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The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South. By Kenneth M. Stampp. New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc, Kenneth M. Stampp declared in his work, The Peculiar Institution, Southerners live in the shadow of a real tragedy, American axendadeportiva.com peculiar institution, as antebellum Southerners referred to slavery, started as a chattel system that eventually developed into.

Oct 22,  · The U.S. death penalty is a peculiar institution, and a uniquely American one. Despite its comprehensive abolition elsewhere in the Western world, capital punishment continues in dozens of American states—a fact that is frequently discussed but rarely understood.Nov 19,  · this books discusses the institution of slavery as it was practiced in the united states of america.

axendadeportiva.com confronts many of the myths associated with the attitudes of the blacks towards their owners, as well as the treatment of slaves by their owners. i read this book years ago and want to revisit yhe book because of my grandchildren.In American history, the ‘peculiar institution’ is slavery.

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