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Vol 22 No 2 Feb/March 2017

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Free to Work: Labor Law, Emancipation and Reconstruction, 1815-80

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James D. SchmidtAssistant Professor of History, Northern Illinois University, Illinois, USA

ISBN13: 9780820320342
ISBN: 082032034X
Published: January 1999
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Hardback
Price: £36.50

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Examines efforts to establish free labour in the South during and after the Civil War. Schmidt discusses wartime reconstruction in Louisiana, the Thirteenth Amendment, and the Freedmen's Bureau, to conclude that free labour failed because of the undeveloped and contradictory state of labour law.

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