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Title Land and labor, 1866-1867 / edited by René Hayden, Anthony E. Kaye, Kate Masur, Steven F. Miller, Susan E. O'Donovan, Leslie S. Rowland and Stephen A. West
Published Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2013]


Description 1 online resource
Series A documentary history of emancipation, 1861-1867 ; ser. 3, v. 2
Freedom, a documentary history of emancipation, 1861-1867 ; ser. 3, v. 2.
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
Summary This volume examines the remaking of the South's labour system in the tumultuous aftermath of emancipation. Using documents selected from the National Archives, this volume depicts the struggle of unenfranchised and impoverished ex-slaves to control their own labour, establish their families as viable economic units, and secure independent possession of land
Notes The source of all the documents published in the Freedom series is the United States National Archives and Records Administration
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource (HeinOnline, viewed September 13, 2016)
Subject Freed persons -- Southern States -- History -- Sources
Freed persons -- Southern States -- Economic conditions -- Sources
African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877 -- Sources
African Americans -- Land tenure -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
African Americans -- Employment -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
HISTORY -- United States -- Civil War Period (1850-1877)
African Americans.
African Americans -- Employment.
African Americans -- Land tenure.
Freed persons.
Freed persons -- Economic conditions.
Race relations.
Southern States -- History -- 1865-1877 -- Sources
Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
Southern States.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Hayden, René, editor.
Kaye, Anthony E., editor.
Masur, Kate, editor.
Miller, Steven F., editor.
O'Donovan, Susan E., editor.
Rowland, Leslie S., editor.
West, Stephen A., 1965- editor.
United States. National Historical Publications and Records Commission, sponsoring body.
United States. National Archives and Records Administration.
LC no. 2013004095
ISBN 9781469611099