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The collection is divided into an introductory essay and five chapters about different writers, ordered in chronological progression from ante-bellum to contemporary times.
Esses multiplos agradecimentos e demonstracoes de respeito academico transparecem tambem na declaracao desses autores de que nao viam o livro como uma "polemica sobre a experiencia afro-americana de escravidao" e, sim, como "uma contribuicao cientifica a escrita da historia americana em geral e da historia da sociedade sulista ante-bellum em particular".
Witnessing Slavery: The Development of Ante-Bellum Slave Narratives.
There is clear evidence also that their ideas and their writings travelled to North America and were crucial in fuelling the rampant ante-bellum anti-Catholicism there.
Three periods are crucial in the account: (1) the ante-bellum, (2) Reconstruction, and (3) the Civil Rights era (1950s through present).
This paper makes extensive use of the Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations: From the Revolution to the Civil War [Stampp and Boehm, 1985].
His numerous other publications include The Emancipation Proclamation; The Militant South; The Free Negro in North Carolina; Reconstruction After the Civil War; A Southern Odyssey: Travelers in the Ante-bellum North; Race and History: Selected Essays, 1938-1988; and The Color Line: Legacy for the Twenty-first Century.
He states that the Southern version of the Black person strove to "demonstrate the contentment of Negroes with their ante-bellum lot" (51).
To the contrary, claims Zolberg, in the ante-bellum period states proved active population designers, as they enacted a variety of restrictionist measures.
It was in Hart's studio that he drew his famous 'The Boy Who Breathed on the Glass in the British Museum' (his first-ever Punch cartoon, October 4th, 1916), subtitled 'An Ante-Bellum Tragedy' to point up the satire on pre-War petty officialdom.
Ridley postulates a number of parallels and comparisons which might not seem obvious, such as between Emerson and Young Germany, particularly Ludolf Wienbarg, in regard to the demand for activism in literature and the ambivalence towards Goethe; between the Tormdrz and ante-bellum literature, with the Civil War and the foundation of the Reich as literary-historical caesurae respectively; between Emerson and Fontane in connection with the aesthetic transfiguration of reality; between Emerson and Wilhelm Riehl in regard to anthropology with its racialist potential; between the dichotomy of Kultur and Zivilisation and the racism and hostility to the modern of Van Wyck Brooks, or, among the dissidents, between the socialist criticism of Lukacs and Granville Hicks.
The Yale Report was extremely influential in ante-bellum higher education.
In American Taxation, American Slavery, she argues that the institution of slavery explains much about colonial and ante-bellum tax policy and links the anti-tax ideology of Southern slave-owners to today's allocation of taxes to the federal and state and local governments.
This questioning of the covenant exacted in the transaction of slavery resonates even more dramatically in the sixth and seventh stanzas of Paul Laurence Dunbar's (1872-1906) "An Ante-Bellum Sermon":
Exceptions are sometimes made for such pointedly topical dialect poems as "An Ante-Bellum Sermon" and "When Dey 'Listed Colored Soldiers," but these poems are seen as just that, exceptions--and even these exceptions are rarely considered with respect to the contemporary issues of Reconstruction and its demise with the triumph of Jim Crow segregation and disenfranchisement.