Historical Context in Uncle Tom's Cabin

Historical Context Examples in Uncle Tom's Cabin:

Chapter I - In Which The Reader Is Introduced To A Man Of Humanity

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"I can't make trade that way--I positively can't, Mr. Shelby," said the other, holding up a glass of wine between his eye and the light. "Why, the fact is, Haley, Tom is an uncommon fellow; he is certainly worth that sum anywhere,--steady, honest, capable, manages my whole farm like a clock..."   (Chapter I - In Which The Reader Is Introduced To A Man Of Humanity)

Slavery, which treats people as objects, is dehumanization embodied.