Unequal freedoms : ethnicity, race, and white supremacy in Civil War-era Charleston

Strickland, Jeffery Glenn, 1970- author

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  • Creator Jeff Strickland ; foreword by Stanley Harrold and Randall M. Miller
  • Format Books
  • Publication Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015] �2015
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  • Physical Details
    • xx, 380 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780813060798, 0813060796
  • OCLC ocn889164965


  • Focusing on Charleston, South Carolina, Jeff Strickland examines the ways that race, ethnicity, and class shaped the political economy of this vital Southern city during the second half of the nineteenth century.


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-367) and index.


  • Introduction -- Racial and ethnic diversity in the urban South -- Slavery and urban life -- Antebellum municipal politics and social control -- Postwar wage labor and petty capital formation -- Racial and ethnic relations during reconstruction -- The German schuetzenfest and the culture of white supremacy -- Postwar municipal politics and the failure of reconstruction -- Conclusion
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