Slavery By Another Name – by Douglas. A Blackmon. The Re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II. This Pulitzer Prizewinning. Slavery by Another Name: Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II. “The South deluded itself with the illusion that the Negro was . “Slavery by Another Name”. Thursday, February 11, at pm. Room A. This film, based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Douglas A.
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Get news about History books, authors, and more. Eviscerates one of our schoolchildren’s most basic assumptions: that slavery in America ended with the Civil War.”. “The genius of Blackmon’s book is that it illuminates both the real human tragedy and the profoundly. Views 4MB Size Report. DOWNLOAD PDF Slavery by Another Name is a passionate, highly impressive and hugely important book." —David J. Garrow. Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II · Read more · Rose By Any Other Name. Read more.
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There was one surety, however, and that was the destruction of the peculiar institution of slavery. In doing so, southerners used arbitrary powers and enforced laws that disproportionately affected newly freed people. As well, local and state lawmakers saw the convict lease system as a method to eliminate black men from the body politic and to reimpose a prewar social hierarchy.
In culling a plethora of sources to examine a system that largely operated in southern states such as Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Alabama, Blackmon gives voice to such men as Green Cottenham, Will Gordon, Mose Ridley, and scores of other African Americans arrested for petty crimes and forced into the convict lease system.
Found guilty, he was sentenced to thirty days of hard labor.
His labor was then sold to the Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad Company a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation where, according to the author, he labored for the remainder of his short life.
The book does have its weaknesses.
For instance , Blackmon argues that scholars have neglected the topic and reduced the Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
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