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Free Labor in an Unfree World: White Artisans in Slaveholding Georgia, 1789-1860

by Gillespie, Michele
Publisher: The University of Georgia Press
Retail Price: $19.95
Issue: Summer 2005
ISBN: 0820326704

Originally published in 2000, this study of white Southern tradespeople is now out in paperback. Using the experiences of white male artisans in slaveholding Georgia, Gillespie attempts to elicit a better understanding of free labor in Southern history.

review of Free Labor in an Unfree World: White Artisans in Slaveholding Georgia, 1789-1860, by Gillespie, Michele, Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2005).