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By Watson W. Jennison

From the eighteenth century to the eve of the Civil conflict, Georgia's racial order shifted from the a little fluid perception of race everyday within the colonial period to the harsher realizing of racial distinction familiar within the antebellum period. In Cultivating Race: the growth of Slavery in Georgia, 1750--1860, Watson W. Jennison explores the centrality of race within the improvement of Georgia, arguing that long term structural and demographic alterations account for this variation. Jennison strains the increase of rice cultivation and the plantation complicated in low kingdom Georgia within the mid-eighteenth century and charts the unfold of slavery into the up nation within the a long time that undefined. Cultivating Race examines the "cultivation" of race on degrees: race as an idea and truth that was once created, and race as a special social order that emerged as a result specifics of crop cultivation. utilizing numerous basic records together with newspapers, diaries, correspondence, and plantation files, Jennison deals an in-depth exam of the evolution of racism and racial ideology within the decrease South.

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