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Becoming Free in the Cotton South

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$23.50 • £18.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674045651

Publication Date: 04/10/2010

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384 pages

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Doing the Master’s Bidding
  • 2. Civil War in the Land of Goshen
  • 3. Finding Freedom’s Edges
  • 4. Black Women and the Domestication of Free Labor
  • 5. To Make a Laborers’ State
  • Coda: That Strange Land of Shadows
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2009 Outstanding Archives Award, Research Using the Holdings of an Archive Category, Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board
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