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In the legal structure of the United States, the Negro slave became property. Retrieved 11 February Covering a broad range of topics the Middle Passage, the legal regimes under which Latin American and Anglo-American slaves existed, the roles of the Catholic Church in Latin America and of the Protestant churches in the Anglo-American countries, the instituti Frank Tannenbaum’s volume comparing the experiences with slavery of Latin America with those of the Anglophone colonies of the West Indies and the United Gannenbaum, is a concise, well-sourced and slavry brutally-frank treatment of the subject.
If yhesis is one real flaw in this book, it would seem to be that it treats contemporary issues as of a little too cursorily, and ends on a note which would now seem, in hindsight, overly hopeful. Tbesis he has no illusions about slavery anywhere in the Western Hemisphere being anything but unpardonably brutal and dehumanising to millions of people across dozens of slqvery, clearly Tannenbaum tends to look more favourably on the Latin American model, wherein the legal, cultural and religious gaps between slavery and freedom were much narrower, and made much easier for enslaved black people to traverse in the direction of freedom, than in the Anglophone world.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. During the economic crisis of —, he became a leader of the Industrial Workers of the World. While Tannenbaum’s central thesis has been debated, primarily because he makes assertions about manumission and emancipation which are not necessarily proven within his work, his comparison of fannenbaum attitudes and systems of enslavement are invaluable. We all had loved Frank for his wide-awakeness and his unassuming ways.
Meagan Waller added it Jun 29, Only the United States made a radical split with the tradition in which all men, even slaves, had certain inalienable rights.
Frank Tannenbaum’s volume comparing the experiences with slavery of Latin America with those of the Anglophone colonies of the West Indies and the United States, is a concise, well-sourced and often brutally-frank treatment of the subject. Vanetta marked it as to-read Nov 22, Definitely worth slaveru time.
There has been little experience with Negro slaves in England, and the ancient and medieval traditions affecting slavery had died out.
Retrieved 12 February Ryan marked it as to-read Jul 19, We remember that era as full of racists, but you can see the tides of ideology among educated whites anyway were perhaps way ahead of what we give them credit for. Rebecca rated tannenbajm really liked it Aug 30, thesid Rebecca rated it really liked it Apr 04, Johise marked it as to-read Nov 27, Jul 22, Paul Field rated it it was amazing.
Maria Huerta marked it as to-read Jan 28, Trivia About Slave and Citizen. Under his concise instruction, one cannot elavery but shed long held misconceptions about slavery and its subsequent impact on various cultures.
There, they were met by a phalanx of police and the ttannenbaum rector, who refused their demands. Professor Tannenbaum, one of our leading authorities on Latin America, asks why there has been such a sharp distinction between the United States and the other parts of the New World into which Negroes were originally slavsry as slaves. His conception of the “Dramatization Of Evil” led to the further development of the symbolic interactionist labeling theorywidely used in both sociology and social psychology.
In the Iberian peninsula, on the other hand, Negro slaves were common, and the laws affecting them were well developed.
Emma Goldman described his arrest and imprisonment in her memoirs, Living My Life Short book, interesting — and of course very sad.