Eugene D. Genovese


Born
in Brooklyn, New York, The United States
May 19, 1930

Died
September 26, 2012

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Eugene Dominic Genovese was an American historian of the American South and American slavery. He has been noted for bringing a Marxist perspective to the study of power, class and relations between planters and slaves in the South. His work Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made won the Bancroft Prize. He later abandoned the Left and Marxism, and embraced traditionalist conservatism.

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Roll, Jordan, Roll: The Wor...

4.02 avg rating — 1,826 ratings — published 1974 — 5 editions
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The Political Economy of Sl...

3.74 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 1965 — 7 editions
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A Consuming Fire: The Fall ...

3.98 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1998 — 4 editions
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The Southern Tradition: The...

3.80 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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The World Slaveholders Made...

3.98 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1971 — 4 editions
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From Rebellion to Revolutio...

3.66 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 1979 — 7 editions
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Miss Betsey: A Memoir of Ma...

3.83 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2008
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Slaveholders' Dilemma: Free...

3.69 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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In Red and Black: Marxian E...

3.80 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1971 — 4 editions
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Fatal Self-Deception: Slave...

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3.64 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2011 — 7 editions
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