After slavery : race, labor, and citizenship in the reconstruction South / edited by Bruce E. Baker and Brian Kelly.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksNew perspectives on the history of the South: Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2013Description: 1 online resource (viii, 266 pages) : illustrations, mapsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813048376; 0813048370; 0813044774; 9780813044774; 9780813046440; 0813046440Subject(s): Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | Slavery -- United States -- History | African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877 | African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964 | United States -- Race relations | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | African Americans | Race relations | Slavery | Slaves -- Emancipation | United States | Beendigung | Emanzipation | Reconstruction | Schwarze | Sklaverei | USA -- Südstaaten | HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV) | 1863-1964Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: After slavery.DDC classification: 306.3/620973 LOC classification: E185.2 | .A34 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-254) and index.
Introduction / Bruce E. Baker and Brian Kelly -- Slave and citizen in the modern world : rethinking emancipation in the twenty-first century / Thomas C. Holt -- "Erroneous and incongruous notions of liberty" : urban unrest and the origins of radical reconstruction in New Orleans, 1865-1868 / James Illingworth -- "Surrounded on all sides by an armed and brutal mob" : newspapers, politics, and law in the Ogeechee Insurrection, 1868-1869 / Jonathan M. Bryant -- "It looks much like abandoned land" : property and the politics of loyalty in reconstruction Mississippi / Erik Mathisen -- Anarchy at the circumference : statelessness and the reconstruction of authority in emancipation North Carolina / Gregory P. Downs -- "The negroes are no longer slaves" : free black families, free labor, and racial violence in post-emancipation Kentucky / J. Michael Rhyne -- Ex-slaveholders and the Ku Klux Klan : exploring the motivations of terrorist violence / Michael W. Fitzgerald -- Drovers, distillers, and democrats : economic and political change in Northern Greenville County, 1865-1878 / Bruce E. Baker -- Mapping freedom's terrain : the political and productive landscapes of Wilmington, North Carolina / Susan Eva O'Donovan -- Class, factionalism, and the radical retreat : black laborers and the Republican Party in South Carolina, 1865-1900 / Brian Kelly -- Afterword / Eric Foner.
Moves beyond broad generalizations concerning black life during Reconstruction in order to address the varied experiences of freed slaves across the South. This collection examines urban unrest in New Orleans and Wilmington, North Carolina, loyalty among former slave owners and slaves in Mississippi, armed insurrection along the Georgia coast, racial violence throughout the region, and much more in order to provide a well-rounded portrait of the era.