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Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867 : Series 3, Volume 2: Land and Labor, 1866-1867

Author: Rene Hayden; United States. National Archives and Records Administration,
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, [2013] 2013 ©[2013]
Series: Freedom, a documentary history of emancipation, 1861-1867, ser. 3, volume 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Land and Labor, 1866-1867 examines the remaking of the South's labor system in the tumultuous aftermath of emancipation. Using documents selected from the National Archives, this volume of Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation depicts the struggle of unenfranchised and impoverished ex-slaves to control their own labor, establish their families as viable economic units, and secure independent possession of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rene Hayden; United States. National Archives and Records Administration,
ISBN: 1469611090 9781469611099
OCLC Number: 1154930941
Language Note: English.
Notes: The source of all the documents published in the Freedom series is the United States National Archives and Records Administration.
Description: 1 online resource (1105 pages)
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.
Series Title: Freedom, a documentary history of emancipation, 1861-1867, ser. 3, volume 2.
Responsibility: edited by Rene Hayden, Anthony E. Kaye, Kate Masur, Steven F. Miller, Susan E. O'Donovan, Leslie S. Rowland and Stephen A. West.

Abstract:

Land and Labor, 1866-1867 examines the remaking of the South's labor system in the tumultuous aftermath of emancipation. Using documents selected from the National Archives, this volume of Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation depicts the struggle of unenfranchised and impoverished ex-slaves to control their own labor, establish their families as viable economic units, and secure independent possession of land. Among the topics addressed are the dispossession of settlers in the Sherman reserve, the reordering of labor on plantation and farm, nonagricultural labor, new relations of cre.

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