1st Edition

Jesuit Slaveholding in Maryland, 1717-1838

By Thomas Murphy Copyright 2001
    284 Pages
    by Routledge

    284 Pages
    by Routledge

    From the colonial period through the early nineteenth century, Father Thomas J. Murphy writes a compelling chronology and in depth analysis of Jesuit slaveholding in the state of Maryland.

    Chapter 1: Property and Religious Liberty: The Emergence Jesuit Slaveholding
    Chapter 2 Real Poverty and Apparent Wealth on the Jesuit Farms
    Chapter 3. Doubt and Debate: Jesuit Questions About Slaveholding
    Chapter 4. Preaching Versus Pratice: Jesuit Theory and Conduct of Slaveholding
    Chapter 5. Brother Joseph Mobberly and the Intellectual Antecents of Jesuit Anti-Abolitionism
    Chapter 6. To Serve The Slave or The Immigrant
    Chapter 7. The End of Maryland Jesuit Slaveholding, 1838
    Epilogue: A Slaveholding Both Anglo-American and Catholic


    Thomas Murphy

    "A definite treatment of its subject, Thomas Murphy's book is a fine example of history writ small...The book will stimulate new ways of seeing and thinking about the history of American journalism." -- Joseph P. McKerns, American Historical Review