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Author Rodrigue, John C.

Title Reconstruction in the cane fields : from slavery to free labor in Louisiana's sugar parishes, 1862-1880 / John C. Rodrigue.

Published Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2001]
©2001

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 UniM Bund  331.763361 RODR {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 224 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 23 cm
Notes Enlargement of author's thesis (doctoral)--Emory University.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-218) and index.
Contents 1 Louisiana Sugar--American Slavery 9 -- 2 Sweetness of Freedom 33 -- 3 Land and Labor after the War 58 -- 4 Sugar and Suffrage 78 -- 5 Persistence and Progress 104 -- 6 "Of a Move About Disposition" 120 -- 7 Rewards of Wage Labor 139 -- 8 Ambiguities of Redemption 159 -- Epilogue: The Sugar War of 1887 183.
Subject Sugar workers -- Louisiana -- History.
Plantation workers -- Louisiana -- History.
Slavery -- Louisiana -- History.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Louisiana -- History.
Sugarcane industry -- Louisiana -- History.
ISBN 080712656X (alk. paper)
0807127280 (paperback: alk paper)