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After slavery : race, labor, and citizenship in the reconstruction South / edited by Bruce E. Baker and Brian Kelly
Alternate Title Race, labor, and citizenship in the reconstruction South
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2013
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E185.2 .A34 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Slavery -- United States -- History
African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877
African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964
Subject United States -- Race relations
Physical Description viii, 266 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-254) and index
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- / 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
Summary Focuses on labor and politics to help develop broader interpretive trends in the post-emancipation US South
Series New perspectives on the history of the South
Alternate Author Baker, Bruce E., 1971-
Kelly, Brian, 1958-

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