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After slavery : race, labor, and citizenship in the reconstruction South

Author: Bruce E Baker; Brian Kelly
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2014. ©2013
Series: New perspectives on the history of the South.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on labor and politics to help develop broader interpretive trends in the post-emancipation US South.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce E Baker; Brian Kelly
ISBN: 0813060974 9780813060972 9780813044774 0813044774
OCLC Number: 878111573
Description: viii, 266 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: New perspectives on the history of the South.
Responsibility: edited by Bruce E. Baker and Brian Kelly.

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Focuses on labor and politics to help develop broader interpretive trends in the post-emancipation US South.

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