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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (2): 283–285.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Jacob A. Bruggeman Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management . By Caitlin Rosenthal . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2018 . 312 pp., $35.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-6749-7209-4. © 2020 Agricultural History Society 2020 Book Reviews 283 intertwined material...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 317–341.
Published: 01 August 2022
... and internal improvement projects, which drew thousands of Irish immigrants into the interior of the Mississippi valley in the decades before the American Civil War. Scholars will better understand the experience of these Irish laborers through the lens of “the second slavery,” which helps point the way...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 618–620.
Published: 01 November 2022
... these landscapes” and to examine what “such landscapes tell us about the history of the commodity frontiers of the second slavery” (145). In doing so, they move beyond what they see as a limitation of many existing landscape studies, namely the focus on “landscape” as an abstract idea divorced from “any specific...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 637–638.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Andrew Slap slap@etsu.edu West of Slavery: The Southern Dream of a Transcontinental Empire . By Kevin Waite . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2021 . 392 pp., $29.95 , paperback, ISBN 978469663197 . Copyright © 2022 the Agricultural History Society 2022...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (4): 641–643.
Published: 01 November 2022
...David Prior dmprior@unm.edu American Slavery, American Imperialism: US Perceptions of Global Servitude, 1870–1914 . By Catherine Armstrong . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2020 . 300 pp., $59.99 , hardback, ISBN 9781108477093 . Copyright © 2022 the Agricultural...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 January 2019
...David B. Parker The Short Life of Free Georgia: Class and Slavery in the Colonial South . By Noeleen McIlvenna . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2016 . 158 pp., $24.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-4696-2403-7. © 2019 Agricultural History Society 2019 200...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 371–372.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Michael F. Magliari Borderlands of Slavery: The Struggle over Captivity and Peonage in the American Southwest . By William S. Kiser . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2017 . 280 pp., $45.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8122-4903-3. © 2019 Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (2): 358–359.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Ebony Jones Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica . By Sasha Turner . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 2017 . 328 pp., $45 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8122-4918-7. © 2019 Agricultural History Society 2019 Book Reviews Latin America...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (3): 551–552.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Dexnell Peters Cul de Sac: Patrimony, Capitalism, and Slavery in French Saint-Domingue . By Paul Cheney . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2017 . 264 pp., $40.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-2260-7935-6. © 2019 Agricultural History Society 2019 Book Reviews 551 Cul de Sac...
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Agricultural History (2019) 93 (4): 581–607.
Published: 01 October 2019
...: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993). 15. Cooper, From Slaves to Squatters , 145–52; Frederick Cooper, Plantation Slavery on the East Coast of Africa (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977), 162. 16. Curtin, The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex. For one of the few drawings of a plantation...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 744–746.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Connie L. Lester In Old Virginia: Slavery, Farming, and Society in the Journal of John Walker . Claudia L. Bushman . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 744 / Agricultural History always on "data-based assessments." Non-economists are likely to read each chapter...
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Agricultural History (2002) 76 (4): 703–704.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Robert Tracy McKenzie Reconstruction in the Cane Fields: From Slavery to Free Labor in Louisiana’s Sugar Parishes, 1862–1880 . John C. Rodrigue . Copyright 2002 Agricultural History Society 2002 Book Reviews / 703 Reconstruction in the Cane Fields: From Slavery to Free Labor...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 331–333.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Paul Barba Pab040@bucknell.edu A Weary Land: Slavery on the Ground in Arkansas . By Kelly Houston Jones . Athens : University of Georgia Press , 2021 . 284 pp., $59.95 , hardback, ISBN 9780820360201. Copyright © 2023 the Agricultural History Society 2023 Kelly Houston...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 326–327.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Amanda McGee Apj006@uark.edu Washington at the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery . By Bruce A. Ragsdale . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2021 . 388 pp., $29.95 , hardback, ISBN 9780674246386. Copyright © 2023 the Agricultural History Society...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 498–500.
Published: 01 August 2023
..., justified their attempts to turn back the clock to an imagined golden age, and shaped policy. The legacies of Russian serfdom and American slavery haunt us to this day. In the case of American slavery, this legacy is a matter of daily debate in the courts, in the press, and in the streets. This book...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 502–504.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of how Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans shaped the manifestation of race, slavery, and empire. Finally, the United States' acquisition of Natchez via the 1795 Treaty of San Lorenzo accelerated the growth of the cotton economy and ushered in new complexion rules. As Pinnen explains, under US...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 504–506.
Published: 01 August 2023
... to consider in this work of Texas history, transcultural and borderlands history, and slavery history. The sheer range of historical voices in this volume constitutes one of the book's main strengths. Drawing on the advice of Saidiya Hartman's Scenes of Subjection (1997), Barba prioritizes the often...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jenifer L. Barclay Cultivating Race: The Expansion of Slavery in Georgia, 1750–1860 . By Watson W. Jennison . Lexington : University Press of Kentucky , 2012 . 440 pp., $50.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8131-3426-0 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2014 2014 2014 Book Reviews...
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Agricultural History (2014) 88 (4): 608–610.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Todd Cleveland Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa . By Catherine Higgs . Athens : Ohio University Press , 2012 . 236 pp., $35.96 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-8214-2006-5 . © the Agricultural History society, 2014 2014 Agricultural History Fall dung sources...
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (3): 457–459.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Jason McGraw jpmcgraw@indiana.edu Freedom's Captives: Slavery and Gradual Emancipation on the Colombian Black Pacific . By Yesenia Barragan . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2021 . 344 pp., $99.00 , hardcover, ISBN 9781108832328 . Copyright © 2022...