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The Work of Reconstruction : From Slave to Wage Laborer in South Carolina 1860 1870
by Julie Saville and Saville

Overview - The Work of Reconstruction draws on a rich documentary record, in which ex-slaves express in their own words and behavior the aspirations and goals that underlay their efforts. Not satisfied to render freed men and women as objects of theoretical inquiry, this book vividly recovers the concrete practices and language in which ex-slaves achieved freedom and the expectations that they had of liberation.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Work of Reconstruction draws on a rich documentary record, in which ex-slaves express in their own words and behavior the aspirations and goals that underlay their efforts. Not satisfied to render freed men and women as objects of theoretical inquiry, this book vividly recovers the concrete practices and language in which ex-slaves achieved freedom and the expectations that they had of liberation.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780521566254
  • ISBN-10: 0521566258
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: September 2007
  • Page Count: 239


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