"Harper torchbooks.""The Academy library, TB1150."First published in 1940 with the title: Freedom of thought in the Old South. Includes bibliographical references and index
"The Academy library, TB1150."
Originally published in 1940 with the title: Freedom of thought in the Old South
Includes bibliographical references and index
Aristocrats with liberal views -- Plantation life as a moulder of opinion -- A dark cloud of illiteracy -- The fear of servile insurrection -- The law and the courts -- The Calhoun influence -- Freedom of the press in the upper South -- Censorship of the mails -- Academic freedom below the Potomac -- Aliens in a slave country -- The free lances of the upper South -- The decline of skepticism -- The intellectual blockade -- Freedom of conscience in politics -- Men of independence, 1861