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
ISBN:
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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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DURING THE LATE ANTEBELLUM PERIOD slaves on Louisiana sugar
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