Love, Wages, Slavery The Literature of Servitude in the United States

by Barbara Ryan

Love, Wages, Slavery The Literature of Servitude in the United States Synopsis

Understanding the nature of free servitude in a time of slavery

Love, Wages, Slavery The Literature of Servitude in the United States Press Reviews

At the heart of Barbara Ryan's book is a series of crucial observations about the assumptions of the nineteenth-century world... Ryan identifies meaningful links between slavery and 'free' service from the antebellum period to the Gilded Age... A pleasure to read [and] enormously useful for a scholar in the field of servitude and slavery in the nineteenth century. American Historical Review

Book Information

ISBN: 9780252077753
Publication date: 30th September 2010
Author: Barbara Ryan
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Categories: History of the Americas, Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900, Physical anthropology,

About Barbara Ryan

Barbara Ryan teaches in the Scholars Programme at the National University of Singapore.

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