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САЩ, 1865: Робството е мъртво! Да живее робството!
USA, 1865: Slavery is dead! Long live slavery!

(More on the 'master-slave' relation in modern western culture)

Author(s): Simeon Simeonov
Subject(s): History, Anthropology, Social Sciences, Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Cultural history, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Sociology, Comparative history, History of ideas, Local History / Microhistory, Modern Age, Studies in violence and power, 18th Century, 19th Century
Published by: Издателска къща "Гутенберг"
Keywords: slave ownership; tradition; conservatism; liberalism; market; middle class; Adam Smith; John Locke; Thomas Hobbes; Max Weber; society;
Summary/Abstract: The study focuses on the problem of 'master-slave' relations in Modern Times. Analysing the ideology of slave ownership in the United States, the author puts forward the arguments about the continuity of the 'master' attitude in the conditions of the liberal democratic West.