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American work : four centuries of black and white labor

Jones, Jacqueline, 1948-

New York : W.W. Norton c1998

Available at Central Connecticut State University  Stack Level 3  (E185.8 J767 1998 )()

  • Title:
    American work : four centuries of black and white labor
  • Author/Creator: Jones, Jacqueline, 1948-
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton
  • Creation Date: c1998
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 543 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-528) and index.
  • Subjects: African Americans -- Economic conditions; African Americans -- Employment -- History; Race discrimination -- United States -- History; United States -- Race relations
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-528) and index.
  • Contents: Part I: Insubordinates: servants and slaves in a militarized age. Places of labor's "hard usage" in the South before slavery
    Memory and misery: white servants and the origins of slavery in the South
    The work of insurrection: black and white labor in the eigteenth-century South
    "Domestik enemies": bound laborers in New England and the Middle Colonies, 1620-1776
    The emergence of free labor, fettered in the North
    American work: a photo essay
    Part II: Workers and overworkers: black and white labor in the era of slavery. Black and white hands in a slaveholders' republic, 1790-1860
    The racial politics of Southern labor in peacetime and war, 1820-1870
    White men "in a tight place": black poverty and black protest in the antebellum North
    White citizens and black denizens: workers in the North during the era of the Civil War.
    Part III: The rise and decline of the racialized machine: technological and political change in the workplace. The modernization of prejudice: economic change and the social division of labor, 1870-1930
    Can you see a tomorrow there? industrial transformation and Federal civil rights legislation, 1929-1978
    Industrial devolution and the persistence of the "race watch" at the end of the twentieth century
    Families, fraternities, and sites of diversity: affirmative action in historical perspective.
    Part I: Insubordinates: servants and slaves in a militarized age. Places of labor's "hard usage" in the South before slavery
    Memory and misery: white servants and the origins of slavery in the South
    The work of insurrection: black and white labor in the eighteenth-century South
    "Domestik enemies": bound laborers in New England and the Middle Colonies, 1620-1776
    The emergence of free labor, fettered, in the North
    American work: a photo essay
    Part II: Workers and overworkers: black and white labor in the era of slavery. Black and white hands in a slaveholders' republic, 1790-1860
    The racial politics of Southern labor in peacetime and war, 1820-1870
    White men "in a tight place": black poverty and black protest in the antebellum North
    White citizens and black denizens: workers in the North during the era of the Civil War.
    Part III: The rise and decline of the racialized machine: technological and political change in the workplace. The modernization of prejudice: economic change and the social division of labor, 1870-1930
    Can you see a tomorrow there? industrial transformation and Federal civil rights legislation, 1929-1978
    Industrial devolution and the persistence of the "race watch" at the end of the twentieth century
    Families, fraternities, and sites of diversity: affirmative action in historical perspective.
  • OCLC Number: 36884390
    40689124
  • Identifier: ISBN0393045617;LCCN97020337