Genovese, Eugene D.
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions. Esclaves -- …tats-Unis -- Conditions sociales. Geschichte. Sklaverei. USA. Slaves United States Social conditions
xxii, 823 p. 25 cm.
Bk. I. God is not mocked. Pt. 1. Of the willing and the obedient. On paternalism ; Farmers, planters, and overseers ; The hegemonic function of the law ; In the name of humanity and the cause of reform ; Our Black family ; A duty and a burden ; Of concubines and horses ; The moment of truth -- Pt. 2. And the children bought up. To the manor born ; De good massa ; Our white folks ; Some valiant soldier here -- Bk. II. The rock and the church. Pt. 1. Of the God of the living. The Christian tradition ; Slave religion in hemispheric perspective ; Black conversation and white sensibility ; Let the dead bury the dead ; The white preachers ; Origins of the folk religion ; The gospel in the quarters ; The Black preachers ; Religious foundations of the Black nation -- Pt. 2. And every man according as his work shall be. Time and work rhythms ; A "lazy" people ; The Black work ethic -- Bk. III. The valley of the shadow. Pt. 1. Of the sons of Jacob. Life in the big house ; The men between ; Men of skill ; Free Negroes ; Miscegenation ; The language of class and nation ; A conclusion and a preface -- Pt. 2. And the coat of many colors. The naming of cats ; The myth of the absent family ; Romances of the field ; Broomsticks and orange blossoms ; Husbands and fathers ; Wives and mothers ; The children ; The old folks ; Hearth and home ; Gardens ; Kitchens, high and low ; Clothes make the man and the woman ; Reading, writing, and prospects ; De big times -- Bk. IV. Whom God hath hedged in. The slave revolts ; On resistance ; "Roast pig is a wonderful delicacy, especially when stolen" ; Standing up to the man ; Brothers, sisters, and no-'counts ; "All Negroes are fatalists" ; The runaways ; The bright and morning star -- Appendix : The fate of paternalism in modern bourgeois society : the case of Japan. Includes bibliographical references. [by] Eugene D. Genovese. Book
LC: E443; Dewey: 975/.004/96073
ISBN: 0394491319; 9780394491318; 0394716523; 9780394716527; 0233967176; 9780233967172 LCCN: 74-4760