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Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861-1867: Series 3, Volume 1: Land and Labor, 1865
by Steven Hahn
Land and Labor, 1865 examines the transition from slavery to free labor during the tumultuous first months after the Civil War. Letters and testimony by the participants--former slaves, former slaveholders, Freedmen's Bureau agents, and others--reveal the connection between developments in workplaces across the South and an intensifying political contest over the meaning o ...more
Published January 1st 2009 by University of North Carolina Press
(first published November 26th 1993)
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Steven Hahn is the Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor in American History at the University of Pennsylvania.More about Steven Hahn...