The Shadow of Slavery

The Shadow of Slavery : Peonage in the South, 1901-1969

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 17.78mm | 453.59g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252061462
  • 9780252061462

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The Shadow of Slavery argues that peonage has been an important and continuing theme in the history of postbellum southern labor. Few historians have incorporated involuntary servitude into their works, while those who have are divided over the importance of the subject and how it fits into the broader themes of southern labor history.show more

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"It is a scandal that historians have had to wait so long for such a serious and effective study of this important subject." -- Journal of American Historyshow more

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