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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 354–356.
Published: 01 July 2001
...John H. Haley Making Freedom Pay: North Carolina Freedpeople Working for Themselves, 1865–1900 . Sharon Ann Holt . Copyright 2001 Agricultural History Society 2001 354 / Agricultural History 1996 farm bill was designed to do?adjust output by inflicting economic pain on producers...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 706–707.
Published: 01 July 2000
...Peter Wallenstein Freedpeople in the Tobacco South: Virginia, 1860-1900 . Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie . Copyright 2000 Agricultural History Society 2000 706 / Agricultural History an essential acquisition. [A 1999 video release of the NEH-funded film en? titled "Oahe: A Question of Values...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (1): 19–38.
Published: 01 January 2000
... that the rural merchant and the single crop economy tri- umphed solely because of rational market choices made by the freedpeople and landowners alike. Despite differences, both Ransom and Sutch and their critics, such as Robert Higgs, generally agree that rural merchants became powerful very soon after...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (2): 273–274.
Published: 01 April 2016
... played a role in the evolution of the new south, and ruef considers how classical and categorical uncertainty shaped topics that included changing valuations of labor and wage structures, postwar job opportunities for freedpeople, planter persistence and the white class structure, the changing size...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 595–596.
Published: 01 October 2017
... of freedom. Bean s study focuses primarily on the character of these SACs and their relationship with freedpeople. Bean challenges revisionist work that has argued that Bureau agents failed to understand the needs of freedpeople. This revisionist view goes on to contend that in the absence...
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Agricultural History (2001) 75 (3): 352–354.
Published: 01 July 2001
..., cash rents and land values and which dropped the cost of feed and other commodities to purchasers. Neil E. Harl Iowa State University Making Freedom Pay: North Carolina Freedpeople Workingfor Themselves, 1865-1900. By Sharon Ann Holt. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000. 188 pp., $30.00, hardback...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 551–553.
Published: 01 July 2021
.... In response, freedpeople engaged in violence, evasion, and sabotage of cane fields and sugar factories that impeded the reconstruction of the plantation economy. Gonzalez emphasizes how the final death-knell for the plantation came when the cash-strapped regimes of President Pétion and Henri Christophe were...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 704–706.
Published: 01 July 2000
... Freedpeople in the Tobacco South: Virginia, 1860-1900. By Jeffrey R. KerrRitchie. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. 368 pp., $49.95, hardback, ISBN 0-8078-2460-7; $18.95, paperback, 0-8078-4763-1. All the nineteenth-century South was not the Cotton South, let alone South Carolina. Jeffrey...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 476–477.
Published: 01 July 2015
..., south carolina was bleak. As shepherd W. mckinley writes, south carolina s lowcountry economy was depressed by war, death, emancipation, taxes, poor harvests, and a declining rice industry (43 44). For their part, the area s freedpeople had some cause for optimism, but new opportunities were dampened...
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Agricultural History (2017) 91 (4): 594–595.
Published: 01 October 2017
... disputes among ex-slaves, and, in the end, educating them and their former masters on the meaning of freedom. Bean s study focuses primarily on the character of these SACs and their relationship with freedpeople. Bean challenges revisionist work that has argued that Bureau agents failed to understand...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 700–702.
Published: 01 November 2023
... power throughout the nineteenth century. Chamberlain contends that sugar production played an important role in defining the plantation landscape as it appeared on Persac's map. According to William Horne's essay, “Landscapes of Emancipation,” freedpeople redefined this plantation landscape on their own...
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Agricultural History (2021) 95 (3): 553–555.
Published: 01 July 2021
... to pass them down to kin). Throughout the post-emancipation Caribbean, freedpeople demanded that former slaveholders recognize their customary rights to these plots. In the case of Haiti, scholars such as Carolyn Fick have argued that provision grounds substantially informed freedpeoples conceptions...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 714–715.
Published: 01 July 2000
.... In this book, Lee J. Alston and Joseph P. Ferrie utilize the new institutional economies to explore the ways southern planters and landowners used paternalism to subjugate freedpeople following the Civil War. They label their book "a case study of the interactions among institutions, contracts, and economic...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (4): 834–835.
Published: 01 October 2000
..., the attitude of customers (both poor and wealthy, black and white) toward shopping, and the rise of what might be called recreational shopping. Some of his most interesting material describes the role of the store in the lives of slaves and then freedpeople. While Ownby's meta-interpretative ambitions perhaps...
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Agricultural History (2000) 74 (3): 715–717.
Published: 01 July 2000
... the ways southern planters and landowners used paternalism to subjugate freedpeople following the Civil War. They label their book "a case study of the interactions among institutions, contracts, and economic performance" (p. 3). Their central premise is that paternalism became the basis of an exploitive...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 602–603.
Published: 01 October 2015
... and freedpeople. A Golden Weed is an important book, a critical addition to the literature that connects agricultural, social, and environmental history. No one studying southern agriculture should miss it. Evan P. Bennett Florida Atlantic University Sod Busting: How Families Made Farms on the Nineteenth-Century...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (4): 603–604.
Published: 01 October 2015
... between landowners and freedpeople. A Golden Weed is an important book, a critical addition to the literature that connects agricultural, social, and environmental history. No one studying southern agriculture should miss it. Evan P. Bennett Florida Atlantic University Sod Busting: How Families Made Farms...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 259–260.
Published: 01 April 2011
... Society, 2011 2011 2011 Book Reviews Muslim community in North America during the antebellum period. Allison Dorsey reveals that a significant number of the freedpeople who settled and achieved land ownership on Ossabaw Island after the Civil War were former Union soldiers. This influx added...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (2): 258–259.
Published: 01 April 2011
... and spirituality among the Gullah/Geechee; indeed, he argues that coastal Georgia had the largest 258 2011 Book Reviews Muslim community in North America during the antebellum period. Allison Dorsey reveals that a significant number of the freedpeople who settled and achieved land ownership on Ossabaw Island after...
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Agricultural History (2015) 89 (3): 477–478.
Published: 01 July 2015
... for the labor relations that former slaves sought to recreate in the phosphate fields. Building upon this insight, mckinley succeeds in his goal of breathing new life into debates about the true nature southern industrialization. namely, he provides clear evidence that the freedpeople themselves made...