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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Freedom: Volume 1, Series 1: The Destruction of Slavery: A Documentary ....   

Land and labor, 1865, Volume 1

Steven Hahn - Business & Economics - 2008 - 1073 pages
Land and Labor, 1865examines the transition from slavery to free labor during the tumultuous first months after the Civil War. Letters and testimony by the participants--former ...
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From Bondage to Contract: Wage Labor, Marriage, and the Market in the Age of ...

Amy Dru Stanley - History - 1998 - 277 pages
In the era of slave emancipation no ideal of freedom had greater power than that of contract. The antislavery claim was that the negation of chattel status lay in the contracts ...
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The Monied Metropolis: New York City and the Consolidation of the American ...

Sven Beckert - Business & Economics - 2003 - 492 pages
This book, first published in 2001, is a comprehensive history of nineteenth-century New York City's powerful economic elite.
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Those who Stayed Behind: Rural Society in Nineteenth-Century New England

Hal S. Barron - History - 1988 - 200 pages
Hal Barron reconstructs the social and economic history of a nineteenth-century rural community in America, Chelsea, Vermont. He explores the economic hardships and population ...
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The United States as a Developing Country: Studies in U.S. History in the ...

Martin J. Sklar - Business & Economics - 1992 - 238 pages
The history of the United States is in crucial respects the history of a developing country, not only in its transition from agricultural and commercial colonies to an ...
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