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A “Nest of Abolitionists”: Antislavery Goals and Southern Identities

A. Glenn Crothers

in Quakers Living in the Lion's Mouth: The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039732
eISBN:
9780813043142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039732.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines Quaker antislavery after 1830, arguing that Friends' activism was constrained by the white community's growing intolerance of dissent and by Friends' economic and cultural ... More


The Promise of Free Labor: Carl Schurz and Republican Conceptions of Labor within the Reconstruction South

Stuart MacKay

in Reconsidering Southern Labor History: Race, Class, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056975
eISBN:
9780813053752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056975.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 examines the writings of Carl Schurz, a key figure in the Republican party, during his 1865 survey of the condition of postwar South. Schurz’s writings reveal how Republicans first ... More


The Job: Nice Work If You Can Get It

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

in This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

While the general public engages in varying levels of it, the models and modeling professionals I spoke to for this study claimed they felt as though they were never off duty and were always at work ... More


The Crisis of Free Society: The Southern and Northern Reactionaries

Christopher W. Calvo

in The Emergence of Capitalism in Early America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066332
eISBN:
9780813058474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066332.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on American conservative economic thought, concentrating on George Fitzhugh, George Frederick Holmes, Thomas Skidmore, and Langton Byllesby. Material and intellectual capitalism ... More


Men Is Cheap: Exposing the Frauds of Free Labor in Civil War America

Brian P. Luskey

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654324
eISBN:
9781469654348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654324.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

When a Civil War substitute broker told business associates that "Men is cheep here to Day," he exposed an unsettling contradiction at the heart of the Union's war effort. Despite Northerners' ... More


The Fruits of Labor: Boosterist Visions of Republican Renewal and Semi-Tropical Agriculture

Henry Knight

in Tropic of Hopes: California, Florida, and the Selling of American Paradise, 1869-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044811
eISBN:
9780813046396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044811.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the promotion of semi-tropical agriculture as the basis for new, healthy republican communities in California and Florida. Railroad agents, land owners, and agricultural writers ... More


Making People Work for Wages: Instituting the Capital–Labour Exchange in the United Kingdom

Mark Harvey

in Inequality and Democratic Egalitarianism: Marx's Economy and Beyond and Other Essays

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526114020
eISBN:
9781526136046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114020.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter develops the theoretical analysis by providing an historical account of the development of wage labour, in a long duration account from the beginning of the 19th century through to ... More


Development’s Different Meanings to Developers and Stakeholders

Kevin Dougherty

in The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The varied nature of the Gideonites created a host of different agendas and motivations. What they had in common was that they were white and had been drawn to the Sea Islands by the condition ... More


Economic Development and Land Redistribution

Kevin Dougherty

in The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Port Royal Experiment pursued economic development in terms of three fronts identified by Edward Pierce as “what could be done to reorganize the laborers, prepare them to become sober and ... More


São Paulo Agriculture in the Nineteenth Century

Francisco Vidal Luna and Herbert S. Klein

in An Economic and Demographic History of São Paulo, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503602007
eISBN:
9781503604124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602007.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Describes the origin, growth and eventual domination of the coffee economy in the state, and the role coffee production played in the entire paulista economy. How coffee was grown, the nature of the ... More


The International Maritime Labour Market (Sixteenth-Nineteenth Centuries)

Jan Lucassen

in Those Emblems of Hell?: European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128831
eISBN:
9781786944818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the modes of the recruitment of seamen in European countries with changing economic positions from the sixteenth to nineteenth century. It discusses the four divisions of ... More


Epilogue

Ruma Chopra

in Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.003.0010
Subject:
History, African History

When the British Empire abolished slavery in 1833, their West Indian colonies confronted a severe labor shortage. Caribbean elites knew that slaves despised fieldwork and would not be ready to ... More


Labour Conditions

Femme Gaastra

in Those Emblems of Hell?: European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128831
eISBN:
9781786944818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a discussion of the various labour conditions for sailors in the sixteenth to nineteenth century. It analyses the skewed relationship between employer and labourer and, in some ... More


Career Patterns

Jaap R. Bruijn

in Those Emblems of Hell?: European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128831
eISBN:
9781786944818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter uses the biography of Jens Jacob Eschels, a North Frisian sea-farer, to build a report of what a career at sea involved. Discussed in the chapter are the decisions and factors for and ... More


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