The Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South.
Scarborough’s book attempts to separate myth from reality when documenting the plantation manager and his role in the Southern agricultural economy. The work, to a large extent, seeks to offset the common perception of the overseer as a “Simon Legree.”
Description: The Overseer: Plantation Management in the Old South.
Baton Rogue: Louisiana State University Press, 1966. 256pp. First Edition. Illustrated. Publisher’s cloth. Near fine in a dust jacket in like condition.