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Degrees of Freedom

Louisiana and Cuba after Slavery

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674027596

Publication Date: 04/30/2008

Short

384 pages

6 x 9 inches

12 halftones, 6 maps

Belknap Press

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Two Worlds of Cane, 1803–1860
  • 2. Building Citizenship: Louisiana, 1862–1873
  • 3. Crisis and Voice: Southern Louisiana, 1874–1896
  • 4. Finding the Spaces of Freedom: Central Cuba, 1868–1895
  • 5. A Wartime Cross-Racial Alliance: Cuba, 1895–1898
  • 6. Democracy and Antidemocracy: The Claims of Citizens, 1898–1900
  • 7. The Right to Have Rights, 1901–1905
  • 8. The Search for Property and Standing: Cuba, 1906–1914
  • 9. Diverging Paths and Degrees of Freedom
  • Appendix: Tables
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Select Bibliography of Primary Sources
  • Illustration and Map Credits
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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