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Slavemaster president

William Dusinberre

Slavemaster president

the double career of James Polk

by William Dusinberre

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

    Subjects:
  • Relations with slaves,
  • Plantation owners,
  • Presidents,
  • Slavery,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Dusinberre
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE417 .D87 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 258 p. :
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24909129M
    ISBN 109780195326031
    LC Control Number2011389756

    Jan 05,  · Journalists, pundits, the public, and even some scholars love to celebrate James Polk as a “man of destiny,” successful president, “a political chess master,” and an “expansionist leader” with a “republican vision” who, through “extraordinary diligence,” worked to “spread the blessings of American democracy.”[1] James Buchanan, on the other hand, is roundly condemned as. Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk by William Dusinberre Book Description: James Polk was President of the United States from to , a time when slavery began to dominate American politics. Polk's presidency coincided with the eruption of the territorial slavery issue, which within a few years would lead to the catastrophe of the Civil War.

    Learn More About Book. Slavemaster President: The Double Career of James Polk by William Dusinberre. James Polk was President of the United States from to , a time when slavery began to dominate American politics. Polk’s presidency coincided with the eruption of the territorial slavery issue, which within a few years would lead to. James Polk was President of the United States from to , a time when slavery began to dominate American politics. Polk's presidency coincided with the eruption of the territorial slavery issue, which within a few years would lead to the catastrophe of .

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Drawing on previously unexplored records, Slavemaster President recreates the world of Polk's plantation and the personal histories of his slaves, in what is arguably the most careful and vivid account to date of how slavery functioned on a single cotton plantation. Life at the Polk estate.

Oct 01,  · Drawing on previously unexplored records, Slavemaster President recreates the world of Polk's plantation and the personal histories of his slaves, in what is arguably the most careful and vivid account to date of how slavery functioned on a single cotton plantation.

Life at the Polk estate Brand: Oxford University Press. James Polk — President of the United States from to — owned a Mississippi cotton plantation with about fifty slaves. Drawing upon previously unexplored records, this book recreates the world of Polk's Mississippi plantation and the personal histories of his slaves, in what is arguably the most careful and vivid account to date of how slavery functioned on a single cotton plantation.

Mar 01,  · The Civil War rioscollera.comASTER PRESIDENT is not really a biography as much as it is a study of how slave ownership may have affected the ideology of pre-Civil War southern Democrats such as and including Polk, and how that ideology in turn contributed to the conditions that led to 4/5(5).

This book explores two aspects of President James Polk's career: his mastery of the slaves on his Mississippi cotton plantation and his stance on the slavery-related political issues of his day.

When Polk unexpectedly died of cholera inonly a few months after completing his four-year term as president, he left revealing records about his interaction with his Mississippi slaves. Nov 01,  · Slavemaster President by William Dusinberre,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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In this book, William Dusinberre reconstructs the world of Polk's estate and the lives of his slaves, and analyzes how Polk's experience as a slavemaster conditioned his stance towards slavery-related issues/5.

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