Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II

Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II Author Douglas A. Blackmon
ISBN-10 0385722702
ISBN-13 9780385722704
Year 2009-01-13
Pages 496
Language English
Publisher Anchor
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A Pulitzer Prize winning account of the Age of Neoslavery the American period following the Emancipation Proclamation in which convicts mostly black men were leased through forced labor camps operated by state and federal governments In this groundbreaking historical expose Douglas A Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American historyan 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

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