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Title Gleanings of freedom [electronic resource] : free and slave labor along the Mason-Dixon Line, 1790-1860 / Max Grivno.
Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2011.

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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Ebook Central Academic Complete    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xiii, 269 p. : ill., map.
Series Working class in American history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Sharpsburg, Maryland, 1803 -- "The land flows with milk and honey" : agriculture and labor in the early republic -- "A strange reverse of fortune" : panic, depression, and the transformation of labor -- "There are objections to black and white, but one must be chosen" : managing farms and farmhands in antebellum Maryland -- " -- how much of oursels we owned" : finding freedom along the Mason-Dixon Line -- "Chased out on the slippery ice" : rural wage laborers in antebellum Maryland -- Conclusion : Sharpsburg, Maryland, 1862.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Slave labor -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century.
Freedmen -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century.
Agricultural laborers -- Maryland -- History -- 19th century.
Mason-Dixon Line.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780252036521 (hardcover alk. paper)
0252036522 (hardcover alk. paper)
9780252093562 (e-book)
OCLC # EBC3414207
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