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AMERICAN HISTORY African American In 1900 very few historians were exploring the institution of slavery in the South But in the next half century, the culture of slavery became a dominating theme in Southern historiography In the 1970s it was the subject of the first Chancellor s Symposium in Southern History held at the University of Mississippi Since then, scholarlAMERICAN HISTORY African American In 1900 very few historians were exploring the institution of slavery in the South But in the next half century, the culture of slavery became a dominating theme in Southern historiography In the 1970s it was the subject of the first Chancellor s Symposium in Southern History held at the University of Mississippi Since then, scholarly interest in slavery has proliferated ever widely In fact, the editor of this retrospective volume states that since the 1970s the expansion has resulted in a corpus that has a huge number of components scores, even hundreds, rather than mere dozens He states that no such gathering could possibly summarize all the changes of those twenty five years Hence, for the Chancellor Porter L Fortune Symposium in Southern History in the year 2000, instead of providing historiographical summary, the participants were invited to formulate thoughts arising from their own special interests and experiences Each paper was complemented by a learned, penetrating reaction On balance, the editor avers in his introduction, reflection about the whole can convey a further sense of the condition of this field of scholarship at the very end of the last century, which was surely an improvement over what prevailed at the beginning The collection of papers includes the following Logic and Experience Thomas Jefferson s Life in the Law by Annette Gordon Reed, with commentary by Peter S Onuf The Peculiar Fate of the Bourgeois Critique of Slavery by James Oakes, with commentary by Walter Johnson Reflections on Law, Culture, and Slavery by Ariela Gross, with commentary by Laura F Edwards Rape in Black and White Sexual Violence in the Testimony of Enslaved and Free Americans by Norrece T Jones, Jr with commentary by Jan Lewis The Long History of a Low Place Slavery on the South Carolina Coast, 1670 1870 by Robert Olwell, with commentary by William Dusinberre Paul Robeson and Richard Wright on the Arts and Slave Culture by Sterling Stuckey, with commentary by Roger D Abrahams.Winthrop D Jordan is William F Winter Professor of History and professor of African American studies at the University of Mississippi His previous books include White Over Black American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550 1812 and The White Man s Burden Historical Origins of Racism in the United States, and his work has been published in the Atlantic Monthly, Daedalus, and the Journal of Southern History, among other periodicals.


  • Title: Slavery and the American South
  • Author: Winthrop D. Jordan
  • ISBN: 9781604731996
  • Page: 207
  • Format: Paperback

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Winthrop D. Jordan

Winthrop Donaldson Jordan was a professor of history at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Mississippi, and a renowned writer on the history of slavery and the origins of racism in the United States.Jordan is best known for his book White Over Black American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550 1812, published in 1968, which earned the National Book Award in History and Biography, the Bancroft Prize, and other honors.



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