Free Labor in an Unfree World: White Artisans in Slaveholding Georgia, 1789-1860 (Paperback)Michele Gillespie (author)
Paperback 264 Pages / Published: 30/09/2004
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This is a book-length study of free, white craftsmen and tradesmen in the pre-Civil War South. Michele Gillespie details these workers' worlds and tells how they struggled against declining social and economic opportunities while skilled slaves increasingly took up the mechanical, building, clothing, and decorative arts trades.
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Number of pages: 264
Weight: 336 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
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