The Shadow of Slavery: Peonage in the South 1901-1969. Pete Daniel.

The Shadow of Slavery: Peonage in the South 1901-1969

Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1972. Hardcover. xii, 209p., illustrated with b&w press and other photography; hardbound grey cloth boards titled in silverfoil and enclosed in publisher's dust jacket, itself protected in a brodart sur-wrapper. Completely sound, clean and unmarked, a very good to fine copy.

More precarious than tenant farming, and more prone to violent retributions; Southern law held that a debtor could be forced "to work to pay off the debt" despite federal anti-peonage laws.

Cat.No: 253282
ISBN: 0252002067

Price: $20.00