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Slavery by another name [electronic resource] : The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II.

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  • ISBN: 9780307472472 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9780307472472 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9780307472472 (electronic bk. : Amazon Kindle)
  • Publisher: New York : Anchor, 2008.

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Summary, etc.: In this groundbreaking historical expose, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history--an "Age of Neoslavery" that thrived from the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II.Using a vast record of original documents and personal narratives, Douglas A. Blackmon unearths the lost stories of slaves and their descendants who journeyed into freedom after the Emancipation Proclamation and then back into the shadow of involuntary servitude shortly thereafter. By turns moving, sobering, and shocking, this unprecedented account reveals the stories of those who fought unsuccessfully against the re-emergence of human labor trafficking, the companies that profited most from neoslavery, and the insidious legacy of racism that reverberates today.From the Trade Paperback edition.
System Details Note: Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3618 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3726 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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