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Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black people in America from the Civil War to World War II / Douglas A. Blackmon.

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780385506250
  • ISBN: 0385506252
  • Description: x, 466 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c2008.

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Melrose Nonfiction (Second Floor) 305.896 Blackmon (Text to Phone) Checked out 06/17/2009

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-459) and index.
Contents Note: A Note on Language -- Introduction: The Bricks We Stand On -- Part 1. The Slow Poison -- I. The Wedding: Fruits of Freedom -- II. An Industrial Slavery: "Niggers is cheap" -- III. Slavery's Increase: "Day after day we looked Death in the face & was afraid to speak" -- IV. Green Cottenham's World: "The negro dies faster" -- Part 2. Harvest of an Unfinished War -- V. The Slave Farm of John Pace: "I don't owe you anything" -- VI. Slavery is Not a Crime: "We shall have to kill a thousand... to get them back to their places" -- VII. The Indictments: "I was whipped nearly every day" -- VIII. A Summer of Trials, 1903: "The master treated the slave unmercifully" -- IX. A River of Anger: The South Is "an armed camp" -- X. The Disapprobation of God: "It is a very rare thing that a negro escapes" -- XI. Slavery Affirmed: "Cheap cotton depends on cheap niggers" -- XII. New South Rising: "This great corporation" -- Part 3. The Final Chapter of American Slavery -- XIII. The Arrest of Green Cottenham: A War of Atrocities -- XIV. Anatomy of a Slave Mine: "Degraded to a plane lower than the brutes" -- XV. Everywhere was Death: "Negro Quietly Swung Up by an Armed Mob ... All is quiet" -- XVI. Atlanta, the South's Finest City: "I will murder you if you don't do that work" -- XVII. Freedom: "In the United States one cannot sell himself" -- Epilogue: The Ephemera of Catastrophe -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index

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