The Resource Fanatical schemes : proslavery rhetoric and the tragedy of consensus, Patricia Roberts-Miller

Fanatical schemes : proslavery rhetoric and the tragedy of consensus, Patricia Roberts-Miller

Label
Fanatical schemes : proslavery rhetoric and the tragedy of consensus
Title
Fanatical schemes
Title remainder
proslavery rhetoric and the tragedy of consensus
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Roberts-Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fanatical Schemes is a study of proslavery rhetoric in the 1830s. A common understanding of the antebellum slavery debate is that the increased stridency of abolitionists in the 1830s, particularly the abolitionist pamphlet campaign of 1835, provoked proslavery politicians into greater intransigence and inflammatory rhetoric. Patricia Roberts-Miller argues that, on the contrary, inflammatory rhetoric was inherent to proslavery ideology and predated any shift in abolitionist practices. She examines novels, speeches, and defenses of slavery written after the pamphlet controversy to underscore th
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
973.7/1
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
E449
LC item number
.R635 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Fanatical schemes : proslavery rhetoric and the tragedy of consensus, Patricia Roberts-Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-274) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Slavery shall not be discussed" : the political power of the irrational rhetor -- "With firm, undaunted resolution" : the rhetoric of doom -- "A deep conviction, settled on every bosom" : alarmism, conspiracy, and unification -- "For the sake of your wives, children and their posterity" : manly politics -- "Careless of the consequences" : extended defenses of slavery -- "Our laws to regulate slaves are entirely founded on terror" : the political theory of slave codes -- "The sweet waters of Concord and Union" : proslavery rhetoric in a deliberative setting -- Conclusion : "Any rational plan" : the responsibilities of rhetoric
Control code
ocn680619854
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 286 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817381257
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b25677688
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)680619854
  • pebcs0817356533
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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