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Freedom farmers : agricultural resistance and the black freedom movement

Author: Monica M White
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
Series: Justice, power, and politics.
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"Expands the historical narrative of the black freedom struggle to embrace the work, roles, and contributions of southern black farmers and the organizations they formed. Whereas existing scholarship generally views agriculture as a site of oppression and exploitation of black people, this book reveals agriculture as a site of resistance and provides a historical foundation that adds meaning and context to current  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
White, Monica M. (Monica Marie), 1967-
Freedom farmers.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1032289567
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Monica M White
ISBN: 9781469643717 1469643715
OCLC Number: 1080648944
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 189 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Land, food, and freedom: black farmers, agriculture, and resistance --
Intellectual traditions in black agriculture: Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver, and W. E. B. Du Bois --
Collective agency and community resilience in action --
A pig and a garden: Fannie Lou Hamer's Freedom Farms Cooperative --
North Bolivar County Farmers Cooperative --
The Federation of Southern Cooperatives --
The Detroit Black Community Food Security Network --
Black farmers and black land matter.
Series Title: Justice, power, and politics.
Other Titles: Agricultural resistance and the black freedom movement
Responsibility: Monica M. White.

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