The Shadow of Slavery argues that peonage has been an important and continuing theme in the history of postbellum southern labor. Few historians have incorporated involuntary servitude into their works, while those who have are divided over the importance of the subject and how it fits into the broader themes of southern labor history.
"It is a scandal that historians have had to wait so long for such a serious and effective study of this important subject." -- Journal of American History
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st December 1990
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.32