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Americans remain intrigued by the Antebellum South, judged by the popularity of a movie like Gone With the Wind and a documentary like Ken Burns's The Civil War. John Michael Vlach, an American studies and anthropology professor at George Washington University, explores the problem faced by many plantation artists-how to reconcile the natural beauty of the plantation with the ugly reality of its slave-labor system.
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"Landscape of Slavery: The Plantation in American Art"Please download to view full document