Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule : African American Landowning Families Since Reconstruction
By: Reid, Debra A.
Contributor(s): Bennett, Evan P.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florida : University Press of Florida, 2012Description: 1 online resource (369 p.).ISBN: 9780813043531.Subject(s): African American farmers - History | African American farmers - Southern States - History | African American farmers - United States - Economic conditions | African American farmers - United States - History | African American farmers - United States - Political conditions | African Americans - Land tenure - Southern - History | African Americans - Land tenure - United States - History | Freedmen - United States - Economic conditions | Southern States - Race relations | United States - Race relationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule : African American Landowning Families Since ReconstructionDDC classification: 305.5/6308996073075 | 305.56308996 | 305.56308996073075 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Maps; List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Historiography and Philosophy; 1. The Jim Crow Section of Agricultural History; Part II. Farm Acquisition and Retention; 2. Out of Mount Vernon's Shadow: Black Landowners in George Washington's Neighborhood, 1870-1930; 3. James E. Youngblood: Race, Family, and Farm Ownership in Jim Crow Texas; 4. Benjamin Hubert and the Association for the Advancement of Negro Country Life; Part III. Agrarianism and Black Politics
5. Black Populism: Agrarian Politics from the Colored Alliance to the People's Party6. "The Lazarus of American Farmers": The Politics of Black Agrarianism in the Jim Crow South, 1921-1938; Part IV. Farm Families at Work; 7. Land Ownership and the Color Line: African American Farmers in the Heartland, 1870s-1920s; 8. Of the Quest of the Golden Leaf: Black Farmers and Bright Tobacco in the Piedmont South; 9. "Justifiable Pride": Negotiation and Collaboration in Florida African American Extension; Part V. Legal Activism and Civil Rights Expansion
10. Black Power in the Alabama Black Belt to the 1970s11. "You're just like mules, you don't know your own strength": Rural South Carolina Blacks and the Emergence of the Civil Rights Struggle; 12. Between Forty Acres and a Class Action Lawsuit: Black Farmers, Civil Rights, and Protest against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1997-2010; Researching African American Land and Farm Owners: A Bibliographic Essay; List of Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
This collection chronicles the tumultuous history of landowning African American farmers from the end of the Civil War to today. Each essay provides a case study of people in one place at a particular time and the factors that affected their ability to acquire, secure, and protect their land. The contributors walk readers through a century and a half of African American agricultural history, from the strivings of black farm owners in the immediate post-emancipation period to the efforts of contemporary black farm owners to receive justice through the courts for decades of discriminati
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