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This applies to modern day revisionists who attempt to dismiss the lingering effects of chattel slavery in race relations within the United States. Preview — Slave and Citizen by Frank Tannenbaum. The work having been written in , a good six years before even Brown v. Jan 04, Hannah Lincoln rated it liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Joel Manuel rated it it was amazing Apr 14,
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It should be clear by now that mixed marriages and racial mobility alone, admirable though they are, will address only a limited set of the problems which have historically built up around the legacies of slavery and denial of civil rights. Todd Zimmer tannejbaum it as to-read Aug 06, Meghan Dunlap rated it liked it Apr 01, Rebecca rated it really liked it Apr 04, Trivia About Slave and Citizen.
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Slave and Citizen by Frank Tannenbaum
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 thwsis. Preston Cole rated it really liked it Sep 05, I was surprised by his sense of empathy for the fellow man. Maria Huerta marked it as to-read Jan 28, There has been little experience with Negro slaves in England, and the ancient and medieval traditions affecting slavery had died out.
Sean Mulligan added it Mar 24, Thijs marked it as to-read Tanjenbaum 02, Pilar marked it as to-read Sep 19, Published August 29th by Vintage first published January 1st As property, the slave was without rights to marriage, to children, to the product of his work, or to freedom. Only the Tannenbahm States made a radical split with the tradition in which all men, even slaves, had certain inalienable rights.
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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.
Under his concise instruction, one cannot help but shed long held slvery about slavery and its subsequent impact on various cultures.
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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.
In the legal structure of the United States, the Negro slave became property.
Slave and Citizen
While Tannenbaum’s central thesis has been debated, primarily because he makes assertions about manumission and emancipation which are not necessarily proven within his work, his comparison of racial attitudes and systems of enslavement are invaluable.
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