No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation's Founding
No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation's Founding0 0 5 Author: Sean Wilentz Narrator: L.J. Ganser
Wilentz's controversial and timely reconsideration upends orthodox views of the Constitution. He describes the document as a tortured paradox that abided slavery without legitimizing it. This paradox lay behind the great political battles that fractured the nation over the next seventy years. As Southern Fire-eaters invented a proslavery version of the Constitution, antislavery advocates, including Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, proclaimed antislavery versions based on the framers' refusal to validate what they called "property in man."
More information about the audiobook:Publisher: Tantor Audio
Length: 10H 23Min
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