The Negro in Mississippi, 1865-1890.
Monograph on post-Civil War and Reconstruction Mississippi up to 1890. The text of this publication is entirely devoted to Wharton’s exhaustive and scholarly study of what life was like for African Americans in 19th century Mississippi. Wharton focuses upon slavery, the transition from slavery to freedom, the Freedmen’s Bureau, efforts to displace black laborers, migration patterns, political life during Reconstruction, race relations, crime and convicts among Black Mississippians, social life and customs. With an extensive bibliography; index. The book is a part of the publisher’s Studies in History and Political Science series.
Description: The Negro in Mississippi, 1865-1890.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1947. First Edition. 298 pages. 8vo. Publisher’s cloth; without dust jacket. With faint staining to upper cover else an excellent Near Fine copy.