41: A Portrait of My Father by George W. Bush

By George W. Bush

George W. Bush, the forty third President of the us, has authored a private biography of his father, George H. W. Bush, the forty first President.

Forty-three males have served as President of the USA. numerous books were written approximately them. yet by no means sooner than has a President informed the tale of his father, one other President, via his personal eyes and in his personal phrases.

A precise and intimate biography, the booklet covers the total scope of the elder President Bush's existence and occupation, together with his provider within the Pacific in the course of international warfare II, his pioneering paintings within the Texas oil company, and his political upward push as a Congressman, U.S. consultant to China and the United countries, CIA Director, vp, and President.

The booklet shines new mild on either the finished statesman and the nice and cozy, good guy recognized most sensible via his kinfolk. moreover, George W. Bush discusses his father's impression on him all through his personal lifestyles, from his formative years in West Texas to his early crusade journeys together with his father, and from his determination to enter politics to his personal two-term Presidency.

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In Capitalism and Slavery (1944) Eric Williams developed the argument that slavery belonged to the old world of colonial mercan­ tilism and was rendered redundant by the rise of wage labour in the metropolis and the spread of European colonial rule in Asia and Africa. While Capitalism and Slavery contains much powerful argument and marvellous illustration it propounds an explanation of abolition accord­ ing to which industrial capitalists did away with the slave trade and colonial slavery for essentially economic reasons.

Dunn, Sugar and Slaves, Chapel Hill 1972; Michael Craton and Jam es Walvin, A Jam aica Plantation, Toronto 1970; Gabriel Debien, Les Esclaves aux Antilles Franqaises: X V II-X V III Siecle, Basse Terre, Guadeloupe 1974. 3. Jacob Gorender, O Escravismo Colonial, Sao Paulo 1978 (p. 242 for the argument referred to above). 4. These and other features of the formation of colonial slavery in the New World up to 1776 will be explored systematically in a companion study to the present work entitled The West and the Rise o f Slavery.

Froissard’s Chronicle (1381) 33 Zones o f slave-based development and o f slave resistance around 1770 34 Origins o f Anti-Slavery Prior to the mid-eighteenth century authoritative opinion in Europe and the New World, whether religious or secular, had always accepted enslavement. In the very first book of the Old Testament Noah was held to have condemned a portion of humanity, ‘the sons of Ham’, to perpetual bondage because Ham had seen his father naked. The Judaic justification of enslavement had been adopted by Muslims and Christians; the notion of a hereditary taint was thought to justify racial slavery.

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