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In the image of God : religion, moral values, and our heritage of slavery / David Brion Davis.

Authors: Davis, David Brion.
Call number: 306.362 DAV
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2001.
Publication date: c2001.
Subject: Slavery.
Slavery -- United States.
Slavery -- Book reviews.
Slave trade.
Slavery and Judaism.
Slavery and Islam.
Religion and culture.
Title: In the image of God : religion, moral values, and our heritage of slavery / David Brion Davis.
Physical description: viii, 392 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents note: Reinhold Nieburh : an American Jeremiah -- Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Religion and American culture -- The other Zion : American Jews and the meritocratic experiment -- The slave trade and the Jews -- Jews and Blacks in America -- The rebel : C. Vann Woodward -- A tribute to Woodward -- Southern comford : Eugene D. Genovese -- At the heart of slavery -- Slaves in Islam -- A big business -- The triumph of the country -- The labyrinth of slavery -- The significance of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 -- The benefit of slavery -- Capitalism, abolitionism, and hegemony -- The white world of Frederick Douglass -- Life and death in slavery -- The ends of slavery -- White wives and slave mothers -- Terror in Mississippi -- Constructing race : a reflection -- The culmination of racial polarities and prejudices -- The American dilemma -- The other revolution.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 0300088140 (alk. paper)
LCCN: 2001033248
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|785188
Bib No.: 785188

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