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Sun Sep 8, 2013, 01:25 PM

20. Interesting, just having a similar discussion last night

A friend has been researching and reading books on the economics of pre-war southern plantations and large scale slavery and noticed a pattern that most the authors had of minimizing the brutality and pushing the fantasy of the 'kind slave owner' that 'educated and treated their slaves well'. And these are academic books.

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