At Freedom's Edge: Black Mobility and the Southern White Quest for Racial Control, 1861-1915

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Even after the Civil War, blacks despaired of being treated as equals in a white man's world. They were deprived of many of the most basic rights of citizenship, and were often cheated and exploited. As a result they clung tenaciously to that most important of new rights--the right to move. At Freedom's Edge is William Cohen's comprehensive history of black mobility from the Civil War to World War I. Cohen treats mobility as a central component of black freedom, crucial in the emergence of a free labor system, and ...

At Freedom's Edge: Black Mobility and the Southern White Quest for Racial Control, 1861--1915 1991, LSU Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807116524

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At Freedom's Edge: Black Mobility and the Southern White Quest for Racial Control, 1861-1915 1991, Louisiana State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780807116210

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