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After Slavery – Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South - Florida Scholarship Online
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After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South

Bruce E. Baker and Brian Kelly


This is a collection of recent scholarship on the aftermath of US slave emancipation, with a range of contributions from leading scholars in the field (Foner, Holt, Fitzgerald), up-and-coming historians with a reputation in the study of Reconstruction (O'Donovan, Baker, Kelly, Downs), and other promising junior and mid-level scholars (Illingworth, Mathisen, Bryant, Rhyne) whose essays here speak to some of the key issues in Reconstruction historiography. Aside from Holt's opening piece and the afterword by Foner, the essays were selected from more than 75 papers presented at two conferences or ... More

Keywords: Reconstruction, historiography, slavery, emancipation, globalization, labor history, African Americans, racial violence, black politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813044774
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813044774.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bruce E. Baker, author

Brian Kelly, author

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