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Masters, Slaves, and Subjects : The Culture of Power in the South Carolina Low Country, 1740 1790
by Robert Olwell


Overview - While slavery was peculiar within a democratic republic, it was an integral and seldom questioned part of the 18th-century British empire. Examining the complex culture of the South Carolina law country from the end of the Stono Rebellion through the American Revolution, historian Robert Olwell analyzes the structures and internal dynamics of a world in which both masters and slaves were also imperial subjects.  Read more...

 
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Overview
While slavery was peculiar within a democratic republic, it was an integral and seldom questioned part of the 18th-century British empire. Examining the complex culture of the South Carolina law country from the end of the Stono Rebellion through the American Revolution, historian Robert Olwell analyzes the structures and internal dynamics of a world in which both masters and slaves were also imperial subjects.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780801484919
  • ISBN-10: 080148491X
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press
  • Publish Date: June 1998
  • Page Count: 296
  • Dimensions: 8.93 x 5.97 x 0.87 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.96 pounds

Series: 1

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Books > History > United States - Colonial Period
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