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Industrial slavery in the Old South

Robert S. Starobin

Industrial slavery in the Old South

by Robert S. Starobin

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slavery -- Southern States.,
  • Southern States -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 233-288.

    Statement[by] Robert S. Starobin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE441 .S83
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17755291M

    In a book calling on nonslaveholding southern whites to abolish slavery in their own interest was published by Hinton R. Helper As compared to the North, the Old South had a higher. Industrial textile mills in the old south that used slave labor "Usually earned annual profits on capital between 10 and 65 percent and averaging about 16 percent." The use of industrial slaves sometimes allowed a bankrupt company to be resurrected: "The Woodville mill, which went bankrupt with free labor, annually paid 10 to 15 per cent dividends after switching to slave labor".

    Urban and insutrial slavery differed from plantation slavery in the Old South in many aspects. The first regard in which they differentiated was population size. Old South didn't need as . Jews and Negro Slavery in the old South by Korn, Bertram Wallace and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Ante-Bellum South is a non-fiction book about slavery published in , by academic Kenneth M. Stampp of the University of California, Berkeley and other universities. The book describes and analyzes multiple facets of slavery in the American South from the 17th through the midth century, including demographics, lives of slaves and slaveholders, the. WATCH: Slavery in America. Enslaved people in the antebellum South constituted about one-third of the southern population. Most lived on large plantations or small farms; many masters owned fewer.


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Industrial slavery in the Old South by Robert S. Starobin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Industrial Slavery in the Old South Hardcover – January 1, by Robert S. Starobin (Author)Cited by: Industrial Slavery In The Old South Paperback – January 1, by Robert Industrial slavery in the Old South book Starobin (Author)Author: Robert S Starobin.

Industrial Slavery In The Old South book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(4). Industrial Slavery in the Old South, A Study in Political Economy Robin S.

Starobin Snippet view - Industrial slavery in the Old South. [Robert S Starobin] -- A comprehensive study of the use of slave labor in Southern industries from to which assesses the political economy of the Old South. A comprehensive study of the use of slave labor in Southern industries from to which assesses the political economy of the Old South.

From inside the book What people are saying. Slavery and industry in the Old South --Working and living conditions --Patterns of resistance and repression --Conversion, hiring, and integration of work forces --The economics of industrial slavery --The politics of industrial slavery.

Series Title: A Galaxy book. A brilliant study of what at first glance would seem a marginal topic—the one-twentieth of the slave population owned or hired to work in factories, on construction, at mining, lumbering, transportation, in the Old South. The book begins with a lucid and concise characterization of the slave economy as a whole, and without bogging down in ad hominem discussions Starobin (a young University of Wisconsin historian.

Industrial Slavery in the Old South by Starobin, Robert S. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Industrial Slavery in the Old South by Starobin, Robert S - AbeBooks. He concluded that plantation slavery produced great wealth, but was a dead end, economically, that left the South bypassed by the industrial revolution underway in the Phillips concentrated on the large plantations that dominated the Southern economy, and he did not investigate the numerous small farmers who held few slaves.4/5.

Slave-Trading in the Old South. [ Second Edition] Described as the standard history of the domestic slave trade, Bancroft’s book was the “product of more than three decades of research [and] was the first scholarly treatment of the subject Author: Frederic Bancroft.

Industrial slavery in the Old South Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Bibliography: p. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books.

American :   2 See Industrial Slavery in the Old South (New York, Oxford University Press, ), which is based on my doctoral dissertation of the same title, done at the University of California, Berkeley, in These works contain a full discussion of the use of slaves in southern industries, –; working and living conditions; black resistance to bondage and work routines; means of control Cited by: Industrial slavery seems destined to forever occupy a place at the periphery of the discourse on American slavery.

The Old South was, after all, overwhelmingly a rural, plantation economy, and industry is generally associated with urban : Ronald L. Lewis. BOOK reviews73 It is particularly valuable in showing a side of American history covered little, if at all, in regular textbooks—for example, the economics and politics of industrial slavery.

This well-balanced, sane, dispassionate presentation of the dexterity of the South's black population, offers sound documentary evidence that slavery. Industrial Slavery in the South before the Civil War. In the South before the Civil War were mines, manufacturers of iron products and there were railroads.

The earliest coal mining in Alabama on record is from the s. A furnace for iron production near Birmingham Alabama went into operation in These industries used slave labor. The Economics of Industrial Slavery In the Old South a The economics of slavery in the United States has long been a sulject of great interest to historians, but the use of bondmnen in southern in-dustries has been little studied.

Professor Starobin not only provides new information on industrial slavery, but also offers important conclusions. By the start of the 19th century, slavery and cotton had become essential to the continued growth of America’s economy.

However, bypolitical and economic pressure on the South placed a. The audience leaving the theater after a recent screening of 12 Years a Slave looked deeply shaken. When asked about their intense reaction to the film, some described feeling as though they had just experienced slavery.

The movie felt believable, they reported, due not only to the caption indicating its basis in fact, but because the settings and characters looked authentic. Aug 7, - These are the books I've read about the Old South, slavery, Civil War and abolitionists.

Some have a later timeframe, but still represent or shed light on Old South values. See more ideas about Books, Reading, Books to read pins.

The romanticized story of the "Old South" is the story of slavery's plantations, as famously typified in Gone with the Wind, a blockbuster novel and Hollywood spectacular. Pre-Civil War Americans regarded Southerners as distinct people, who possessed their own values and ways of life.

As historian Edward Baptist reveals in The Half Has Never Been Told, slavery and its expansion were central to the evolution and modernization of our nation in the 18th and 19th centuries, catapulting the US into a modern, industrial and capitalist economy.

In the span of a single lifetime, the South grew from a narrow coastal strip of worn-out 4/5(2).Click to read more about Industrial slavery in the Old South by Robert S.

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