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Books Books 41 - 50 of about 50 related to Freedom: Volume 1, Series 1: The Destruction of Slavery: A Documentary ....   

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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Goldbugs and Greenbacks: The Antimonopoly Tradition and the Politics of ...

Gretchen Ritter - Business & Economics - 1999 - 303 pages
This is a book about the late-nineteenth-century money debates in American politics, and about the role of history in American political development.
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Conflict and Compromise: The Political Economy of Slavery, Emancipation and ...

Roger L. Ransom - Business & Economics - 1989 - 317 pages
No series of events had a more dramatic impact on the course of American history than the Civil War and the emancipation of four million slaves. This book examines the economic ...
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The African-American Family in Slavery and Emancipation

Wilma A. Dunaway - Business & Economics - 2003 - 368 pages
This book calls into question the dominant paradigm of the US slave family.
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Yankee Leviathan: The Origins of Central State Authority in America, 1859-1877

Richard Franklin Bensel - History - 1990 - 452 pages
This book describes the impact of the American Civil War on the development of central state authority in the late nineteenth century. The author contends that intense ...
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Out of Work: The First Century of Unemployment in Massachusetts

Alexander Keyssar - Business & Economics - 1986 - 469 pages
Out of Work chronicles the history of unemployment in the United States. It traces the evolution of the problem of joblessness from the early decades of the nineteenth-century ...
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One Kind of Freedom: The Economic Consequences of Emancipation

Roger L. Ransom, Richard Sutch - Business & Economics - 2001 - 458 pages
This economic history classic examines the economic institutions that replaced slavery.
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The Democratic Dilemma: Religion, Reform, and the Social Order in the ...

Randolph A. Roth - History - 2002 - 412 pages
An account of the most radical democratic revolution of the era launched by the pioneers who settled in Vermont along New England's northern frontier during the so-called Age ...
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