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Humanitarianism’s Markets: Brokering the Domestic Labor of Black Refugees, 1861–1872

Andrew Urban

in Brokering Servitude: Migration and the Politics of Domestic Labor during the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814785843
eISBN:
9780814764749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785843.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 2 focuses on the period of the Civil War and Reconstruction, when formerly enslaved persons, classified as “contrabands” and refugees, were placed as domestic workers in northern households. ... More


Caught in the Crossfire: African American Children and the Ideological Battle for Education in Reconstruction Tennessee

Troy L. Kickler

in Children and Youth during the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796078
eISBN:
9780814763391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796078.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the education of black children in Reconstruction Tennessee. It details the efforts of Freedmen's Bureau agents and Northern missionaries to establish schools across Tennessee ... More


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