Louisiana State University Press
A Fresh Perspective on Slavery
There has long been debate among historians of American slavery about the significance of the practice of hiring out slaves. Scholars from Clement Eaton in 1960 to Midori Tagaki in the late 1990s drew attention to the greater autonomy enjoyed by many hired-o....
"Slaves for Hire: Renting Enslaved Laborers in Antebellum Virginia,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 15
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol15/iss1/11