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Making Freedom Pay

ISBN 10 : 9780820327198
ISBN 13 : 0820327190

The end of slavery left millions of former slaves destitute in a South as unsettled as they were. In Making Freedom Pay, Sharon Ann Holt reconstructs how freed men and women in tob..

The Claims Of Kinfolk

ISBN 10 : 9780807862131
ISBN 13 : 0807862134

In The Claims of Kinfolk, Dylan Penningroth uncovers an extensive informal economy of property ownership among slaves and sheds new light on African American family and community l..

Writing Reconstruction

ISBN 10 : 9781469621081
ISBN 13 : 1469621088

After the Civil War, the South was divided into five military districts occupied by Union forces. Out of these regions, a remarkable group of writers emerged. Experiencing the long..

Mama Learned Us To Work

ISBN 10 : 9780807862070
ISBN 13 : 080786207X

Farm women of the twentieth-century South have been portrayed as oppressed, worn out, and isolated. Lu Ann Jones tells quite a different story in Mama Learned Us to Work. Building ..

Making Freedom

ISBN 10 : 9781469608785
ISBN 13 : 1469608782

The 1850 Fugitive Slave Law, which mandated action to aid in the recovery of runaway slaves and denied fugitives legal rights if they were apprehended, quickly became a focal point..

The Freedom Writers Diary Movie Tie In Edition

ISBN 10 : 0767928334
ISBN 13 : 9780767928335

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER & NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Shocked by the teenage violence she witnessed during the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, Erin Gruwell became a teacher a..

Buying Freedom

ISBN 10 : 0691130094
ISBN 13 : 9780691130095

If "slavery" is defined broadly to include bonded child labor and forced prostitution, there are upward of 25 million slaves in the world today. Individuals and groups are freeing ..