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Free labor in an unfree world : white artisans in slaveholding Georgia, 1789-1860

Author: Michele Gillespie
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a book-length study of free, white craftsmen and tradesmen in the pre-Civil War South. Michele Gillespie details these workers' worlds and tells how they struggled against declining social  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Gillespie
ISBN: 0820326704 9780820326702
OCLC Number: 56639551
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Description: 264 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Michele Gillespie.

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A very valuable, enlightening, and convincing study. - Journal of American History; ""Gillespie skillfully reinforces the analysis of southern distinctiveness throughout her book.... She has Read more...

 
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