Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Josh marked it as to-read Jun 19, Omer Aziz rated it really liked it Apr 01, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Meagan Waller added it Jun 29,
Jan 04, Hannah Lincoln rated it liked it. Ryan marked it as to-read Jul 19, Their most common argument, that slavery was an ancient practice in nearly all cultures and thus no cause for lingering racial division, is deconstructed by Tannenbaum’s evidence which sets chattel slavery apart from all other systems of e Tannenbaum’s work in this book should be the required genesis for any serious study into systems of enslavement. Frank Tannenbaum’s volume comparing the experiences with slavery of Latin America with those of the Anglophone colonies of the West Indies and the United States, is a concise, well-sourced and often brutally-frank treatment of the subject. Lists with This Book. I was surprised by his sense of empathy for the fellow man.
Slave and Citizen
Benu Ma’At rated it it was amazing May 06, Vanetta marked it as to-read Nov 22, Board of Educationthe ‘frictions’ and the ‘painful process of accommodation’ between the races do admirably, in context get a mention, but hardly more than that. Natalie rated it liked it Feb 22, Kristin added it Oct 19, In the Iberian peninsula, on the other hand, Negro slaves were common, and the laws affecting them were well developed.
Therefore, in the colonies of Spain and Portugal, while the slave was the lowest person in the social order, he was still a human being, with some rights, and some means by which he might achieve freedom. Richard Ochoa added it Aug 27, Meghan Dunlap rated it liked it Apr 01, Jarvis Fisher marked it as to-read Mar 17, Trivia About Slave and Citizen.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Fhesis 22, Paul Field rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Rebekah added it Feb 03, Their most common argument, that slavery was an ancient practice in nearly all cultures and thus no cause for lingering racial division, is deconstructed by Tannenbaum’s evidence which sets chattel slavery apart from all other systems of enslavement.
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Preview — Slave and Citizen by Frank Tannenbaum. Under his concise instruction, one cannot help but shed long held misconceptions about slavery and its subsequent impact on various cultures. Gregg marked it as to-read Aug 01, Pilar marked it as to-read Sep 19, Mike added it Apr 23, We remember that era as full of racists, but you can see the tides of ideology sslavery educated whites anyway were perhaps way ahead of what we give them credit for.
I was surprised by his sense of empathy for the fellow man. In the legal structure of the United States, the Negro slave became property. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This applies to modern day revisionists who attempt to dismiss the lingering effects of chattel slavery in race relations within the United Tannenbaim.
Slave and Citizen by Frank Tannenbaum
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Definitely worth your time. Tannenbaum’s work in this book should be the required genesis for any serious study into systems of enslavement. Meagan Waller added it Jun 29, Published August 29th by Vintage first published January 1st Open Preview See a Problem?
Got this book hoping to get a view into how a white liberal in slaveey early s would write about slavery.
Professor Tannenbaum, one of our leading authorities on Latin America, asks why there has been such a sharp distinction between the United States and the other parts of the New World into which Negroes were originally brought as slaves.