Freedom: a Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867
Series 3, Volume 2: Land and Labor, 1866-1867
Kaye, Anthony E.
Miller, Steven F.
O'Donovan, Susan E.
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||University of North Carolina Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $99.95|
| Book Description: |
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. The documents--many of them in the freedpeople's own words--speak... More Description