Love, Wages, Slavery

Love, Wages, Slavery : The Literature of Servitude in the United States

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Understanding the nature of "free" servitude in a time of slaveryshow more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 142 x 220 x 24mm | 399.16g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 025207775X
  • 9780252077753

About Barbara Ryan

Barbara Ryan teaches in the Scholars Programme at the National University of Singapore.show more

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"At the heart of Barbara Ryan's book is a series of crucial observations about the assumptions of the nineteenth-century world... Ryan identifies meaningful links between slavery and 'free' service from the antebellum period to the Gilded Age... A pleasure to read [and] enormously useful for a scholar in the field of servitude and slavery in the nineteenth century." American Historical Reviewshow more

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