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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to Freedom: Volume 3, Series 1: The Wartime Genesis of Free Labour: The Lower ....   

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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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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