Contributor biographical information for Slavery in White and Black : class and race in the southern slaveholders' new world order / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Eugene D. Genovese.


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Elizabeth Fox-Genovese (1941-2007) was Eleonore Raoul Professor of the Humanities at Emory University, where she was founding director of Women's Studies. She served on the Governing Council of the National Endowment for the Humanities (2002-2008). In 2003, President George Bush awarded her with a National Humanities Medal; the Georgia State senate honored her with a special resolution of appreciation for her contributions as a scholar, teacher, and citizen of Georgia; and the fellowship of Catholic Scholars bestowed on her its Cardinal Wright Award. Among her books and published lectures are: The Origins of Pysiocracy: Economic Revolution and Social Order in Eighteenth-Century France; Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South; and Feminism without Illusions: A Critique of Individualism.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Slavery -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Southern States -- Justification.
Slavery and the church -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Working class -- United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Labor -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Industrialization -- United States -- Social aspects -- 19th century.
Capitalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.