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Making Freedom Pay: North Carolina Freedpeople Working for Themselves: 1865-1900

by Holt, Sharon Ann
Publisher: The University of Georgia Press
Retail Price: $19.95
Issue: Summer 2003
ISBN: 0820324426

Assembled from public records and other primary sources, this book is a microeconomic history of Granville County, North Carolina. The author attempts to show how freed slaves were able to, often through collective efforts, secure a livelihood in this ravaged central North Carolina region.

review of Making Freedom Pay: North Carolina Freedpeople Working for Themselves: 1865-1900, by Holt, Sharon Ann, Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2003).