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Land and labor, 1866-1867 / edited by René Hayden, Anthony E. Kaye, Kate Masur, Steven F. Miller, Susan E. O'Donovan, Leslie S. Rowland and Stephen A. West.

Contributor(s): Hayden, René [editor.] | Kaye, Anthony E [editor.] | Masur, Kate [editor.] | Miller, Steven F [editor.] | O'Donovan, Susan E [editor.] | Rowland, Leslie S [editor.] | West, Stephen A, 1965- [editor.] | United States. National Historical Publications and Records Commission [sponsoring body.] | United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Freedom, a documentary history of emancipation, 1861-1867: ser. 3, v. 2.Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2013]Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781469611099; 1469611090.Subject(s): Freedmen -- Southern States -- History -- Sources | Freedmen -- Southern States -- Economic conditions -- SourcesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Land and labor, 1866-1867.DDC classification: 973.7/14 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Enforcing free labor -- Possession and dispossession -- Labor on plantation and farm -- Nonagricultural labor -- Labor and family life -- Commerce, credit, and debt -- Dependency and relief -- Workers on the move -- In search of landed independence.
Summary: This volume examines the remaking of the South's labour system in the tumultuous aftermath of emancipation. Using documents selected from the National Archives, this volume depicts the struggle of unenfranchised and impoverished ex-slaves to control their own labour, establish their families as viable economic units, and secure independent possession of land.
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The source of all the documents published in the Freedom series is the United States National Archives and Records Administration.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Enforcing free labor -- Possession and dispossession -- Labor on plantation and farm -- Nonagricultural labor -- Labor and family life -- Commerce, credit, and debt -- Dependency and relief -- Workers on the move -- In search of landed independence.

This volume examines the remaking of the South's labour system in the tumultuous aftermath of emancipation. Using documents selected from the National Archives, this volume depicts the struggle of unenfranchised and impoverished ex-slaves to control their own labour, establish their families as viable economic units, and secure independent possession of land.

Online resource (HeinOnline, viewed September 13, 2016).

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Rene Hayden is an independent scholar in Washington, D.C. Anthony E. Kaye is associate professor of history at Pennsylvania State University. Kate Masur is associate professor of history and African American studies at Northwestern University. Steven F. Miller is coeditor of the Freedmen and Southern Society Project at the University of Maryland. Susan E. O'Donovan is associate professor of history at the University of Memphis. Leslie S. Rowland is associate professor of history at the University of Maryland and director of the Freedmen and Southern Society Project. Stephen A. West is associate professor of history at the Catholic University of America.

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