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Grivno, Max L
Gleanings of freedom : free and slave labor along the Mason-Dixon Line, 1790-1860 / Max Grivno
Alternate Title Free and slave labor along the Mason-Dixon Line, 1790-1860
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E445.M3 G74 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Slave labor -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century
Slavery -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century
Freedmen -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century
Agricultural laborers -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century
Subject Mason-Dixon Line
Physical Description xiii, 269 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-255) and index
Contents Introduction : Sharpsburg, Maryland, 1803 -- "The land flows with milk and honey" : agriculture and labor in the early republic -- "A strange reverse of fortune" : panic, depression, and the transformation of labor -- "There are objections to black and white, but one must be chosen" : managing farms and farmhands in antebellum Maryland -- " -- how much of oursels we owned" : finding freedom along the Mason-Dixon Line -- "Chased out on the slippery ice" : rural wage laborers in antebellum Maryland -- Conclusion : Sharpsburg, Maryland, 1862
Series Working class in American history

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