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Constructing a Free Labor Market

Martin Ruef

in Between Slavery and Capitalism: The Legacy of Emancipation in the American South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691162775
eISBN:
9781400852642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691162775.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter studies the extent to which the Freedmen Bureau's effort to reinstate plantation labor for former slaves in the mid-1860s was associated with changes in the valuation of black labor. ... More


Struggle and Resistance: 1885–1945

Jonathan Y. Okamura

in From Race to Ethnicity: Interpreting Japanese American Experiences in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839505
eISBN:
9780824868444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839505.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores themes of collective struggle and resistance and relate them to several major historical processes and events in which Japanese were involved during the period 1885–1945. These ... More


Working the Diaspora: The Impact of African Labor on the Anglo-American World, 1650-1850

Frederick C. Knight

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748183
eISBN:
9780814749128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748183.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From the sixteenth to early nineteenth centuries, four times more Africans than Europeans crossed the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas. While this forced migration stripped slaves of their liberty, it ... More


How the Portuguese Became White: The Racial Politics of Pre-Annexation Hawai‘i

Christen T. Sasaki

in Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The push for inclusion into the United States forced leaders of the Hawaiian “Republic,” and the American populace to face questions regarding the relationship between race, nation, and citizenship. ... More


The Trial

William Marvel

in A Place Called Appomattox

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628394
eISBN:
9781469628493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628394.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Lee's surrender precipitates the abrupt collapse of Confederate resistance, and within a couple of months the last Confederates have surrendered. Union troops occupy Appomattox County, ostensibly to ... More


The Slave Trade to Pernambuco, 1561–1851

Daniel Barros Domingues da Silva and David Eltis

in Extending the Frontiers: Essays on the New Transatlantic Slave Trade Database

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134360
eISBN:
9780300151749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134360.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter outlines the slave trade to Pernambuco, where slave trading began very early in 1560 and ended very late in 1851. New estimates of slave arrivals in Pernambuco over the approximately ... More


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