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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (3): 420–452.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Allan G. Bogue; Brian Q. Cannon; Kenneth J. Winkle Abstract Historians have noted the importance of chattel-mortgage financing in nineteenth-century Midwestern agriculture, including its contribution to farmer distress but have not examined its incidence, purposes, or practices in detail. Here...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 371–372.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Press, 2017. 280 pp., $45.00, hardback, ISBN 978-0-8122-4903-3. Building upon the work of Lawrence Murphy, James Brooks, Estévan Rael-Gálvez, Mark Stegmaier, and others, William S. Kiser examines the history of debt peonage, chattel slavery, and Indian captivity in New Mexico Territory between 1850...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Burnard uses straightforward prose to make a series of exceptional and sometimes rather controversial assertions. Central to Burnard s investigation of the origins and implementation of the large integrated plantation and the plantation system based on chattel black African slavery in British America...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 136–138.
Published: 01 January 2017
... is, ultimately, the goal of any historical study. Burnard is not afraid to confront long-held teleological assumptions, nor does he shy away from investigating the dehumanizing aspects of chattel slavery. While such methodologies invite criticism (Burnard has addressed this in other publications), they also...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 369–371.
Published: 01 April 2019
...-8122-4903-3. Building upon the work of Lawrence Murphy, James Brooks, Estévan Rael-Gálvez, Mark Stegmaier, and others, William S. Kiser examines the history of debt peonage, chattel slavery, and Indian captivity in New Mexico Territory between 1850 and 1880. In so doing, Kiser makes a timely...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 556–557.
Published: 01 October 2013
... and rights-bearing citizens needed to own no land at all. Slavery, of course, complicated this evolution of unintended consequences. Jefferson s framework treated slaves as personal property (like other chattels) and therefore not constitutive of citizenship. Democratization, however, produced a drift...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 326–327.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of American chattel slavery, although not explicitly. As Washington encouraged overseers and white laborers to increase the surveillance of enslaved peoples on his many estates, he kept a detailed record of their movements and demanded increasingly high rates of productivity and efficiency that disrupted...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 504–506.
Published: 01 August 2023
...” adoptive systems of slavery that treated enslaved people as members of an extended family and “worse” systems of slavery that valued anti-Blackness and chattel slavery, Barba demonstrates how slavers' understandings of kin-making contributed to exploitation and violence. Enslaved women forced to become...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (4): 555–556.
Published: 01 October 2013
... treated slaves as personal property (like other chattels) and therefore not constitutive of citizenship. Democratization, however, produced a drift that threatened to marginalize slavery in the structure of Virginia s social framework just as antislavery campaigns in England and elsewhere in the United...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 274–275.
Published: 01 April 2007
..., the institution of chattel slavery also changed dramatically over the course of time and the physical boundaries within which it thrived constantly shifted. It is no small achievement, then, that in Generations of Captivity, Ira Berlin manages to explore simultaneously slavery's temporal evolution and its geo...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 641–643.
Published: 01 November 2022
... on unfree labor in places such as Hawaii, Nigeria, the Ottoman Empire, and South Africa. The volume delivers a complex portrait of ideological change in the United States. The struggle over southern slavery, it holds, narrowed domestic understandings of unfree labor to the chattel form present...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (2): 266–268.
Published: 01 April 2013
... into the 1840s. Beginning in the 1820s, deeply indebted planters and farmers cashed out their investment in chattel, selling hundreds of men, women, and children to the emerging interstate slave trade. The majority of slaves who remained were manumitted or promised eventual freedom to discourage their flight...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (1): 109–111.
Published: 01 January 2017
... City. Debates over slavery s future in Mexico splayed across American newspapers, dampening immigration, and, ultimately, profits in the region. Mexico s lack of commitment to the chattel regime, then, was at the center of Texas s push for independence. But the triangulation of cotton, slavery...
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Agricultural History (2007) 81 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 April 2007
..., distressingly violent, and astonishingly exploitative, the institution of chattel slavery also changed dramatically over the course of time and the physical boundaries within which it thrived constantly shifted. It is no small achievement, then, that in Generations of Captivity, Ira Berlin manages to explore...
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Agricultural History (2013) 87 (1): 30–34.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., Wisconsin. Part of that study dealing with chattel mortgages was published in Agricultural History in 2003, and Al generously listed me as a co-author. Al encouraged me to expand my MA thesis by studying rural resettlement in the Rocky Mountain West and that became the focus of my dissertation. He...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (1): 1–35.
Published: 01 January 2008
... Populism. 34 Allan G. Bogue, Brian Q. Cannon, and Kenneth J. Winkle, "Oxen to Organs: Chattel Credit in Springdale Town, 1849-1900," Agricultural History 11 (Summer 2003): 420-52. Dibbern, "Who Were the Populists?" 677-91 Magliari, "California Populism," 105-109, 140-41, 148-51, 183-84, 330-31...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 643–648.
Published: 01 November 2023
... it yield and to restore its basic functions, we understand in a different way what has already been taken from it. 1 Our “native” soils are the result of geological weathering, yes, but also an all-too-human combination of two hundred years of extractive agriculture and a century of chattel slavery...
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Agricultural History (2006) 80 (3): 336–357.
Published: 01 July 2006
... Narratives, Vol. 16, Part 3, USWPA 16 Chattel Mortgage Register, No. 1062, p. 44 No. 1063, p. 44 No. 1064, p. 45 No. 1065, p. 45, Liberty County, SHRL Harry Carrington married Mrs. Mary Laurence [sic] on Aug. 2, 1885. Marriage Book B, p. 138, Liberty County, Texas, SHRL Calhoon and Pickett...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 388–401.
Published: 01 July 2015
... of North Carolina Press , 2007 ) includes a discussion of the division of labor between men and women in the Natchez region. For the work of slave women in other places, see, David Barry Gaspar and Darlene Clark Hine , eds., More Than Chattel: Black Women and Slavery in the Americas...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (4): 461–490.
Published: 01 October 2018
... fields. Waldeck exclaimed that enslaved Africans are human beings like we are and we have no advantage over them except we are white and they are black. For Waldeck, chattel slavery disrupted the general laws of nature that are spoke of so lightly concerning the inherent rights of all God s creatures...