Coolies And Cane

Author: Moon-Ho Jung
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 080188876X
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With the stories of these workers, Coolies and Cane advances an interpretation of emancipation that moves beyond U.S. borders and the black-white racial dynamic.

Reconstruction In The Cane Fields

Author: John C. Rodrigue
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 0807127280
Size: 44.17 MB
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In Reconstruction in the Cane Fields, John C. Rodrigue examines emancipation and the difficult transition from slavery to free labor in one enclave of the South -- the cane sugar region of southern Louisiana.

The Sugar Masters

Author: Richard Follett
Publisher: LSU Press
ISBN: 0807132470
Size: 20.85 MB
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Follett offers a new view of the sugar masters as embracing both the capitalist market and a social ideology based on hierarchy, honor, and paternalism.

Chained To The Land

Author: Lynette Ater Tanner
Publisher: John F. Blair, Publisher
ISBN: 0895876264
Size: 61.64 MB
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First-person narratives of former Louisiana slaves edited from WPA slave narratives.

Delta Sugar

Author: John B. Rehder
Publisher: Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
Size: 78.41 MB
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This distinctive book combines analyses of landscape, economy, architecture, and agronomy, probing the long-term evolution of the sugarcane trade from Old World industry to French Caribbean legacy.

The Slavery Reader

Author: Gad J. Heuman
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415213035
Size: 71.72 MB
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plantations organized extensive and integrated economic systems, accumulating
and disposing of capital and property within internal economies they themselves
administered. ... Between 1824 and 1861 cane sugar — which was climatically
unsuited to cultivation in most of the North American continent — became the
principal crop in southern Louisiana. Sugar ... On the eve of the Civil War, it stood
at 331,700.

Degrees Of Freedom

Author: Rebecca J. Scott
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674043391
Size: 77.19 MB
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"Degrees of Freedom" compares and contrasts these two societies in which slavery was destroyed by war, and citizenship was redefined through social and political upheaval.

Lost Plantation

Author: Marc R. Matrana
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9781578069002
Size: 33.12 MB
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The story of a Louisiana mansion, a planter s empire, and a preservation battle lost to bulldozers