Monday, August 9, 2010

Six Percent Revisited

Andy Hall, guest-blogging for Ta-Nehisi Coates, takes on the myth of the 6% in a new post, "Small Truth Papering Over a Big Lie."

In addition to Joseph T. Glatthaar's study of the Army of Northern Virginia, which Hall mentions, I recommend the following books to anyone who is interested in the question of white Southerners' investment in slavery:
I'm glad to see this issue getting some attention on a blog with such a large popular readership.

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