New South - New Law: Legal Foundations of Credit and Labor Relations in the Postbellum Agricultural South

Overview

New South-New Law begins with a consideration of the origins of crop lien laws, which conservative southern legislators enacted as a means for landowners to obtain credit at a time when they had little in the way of tangible assets. However, the lien laws soon proved to have unanticipated and troublesome consequences, primarily because many of the laws were construed in such a way that several different parties - not only landowners but also tenants and workers - could give a lien on the same crop. Woodman ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (34) from $1.99   
  • New (15) from $2.99   
  • Used (19) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 2
Showing 1 – 10 of 15 (2 pages)
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$2.99
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(6)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
Hardcover New 0807119415 Brand new condition. Ships fast. Ships international. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Ships from: Mesa, AZ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$3.09
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(2271)

Condition: New
1995-01-01 Hardcover 1St Edition New 0807119415 Ships Within 24 Hours. Tracking Number available for all USA orders. Excellent Customer Service. Upto 15 Days 100% Money Back ... Gurantee. Try Our Fast! ! ! ! Shipping With Tracking Number. Read more Show Less

Ships from: Bensalem, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$3.50
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(133)

Condition: New
New BRAND NEW.

Ships from: Sussex, WI

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$3.89
Seller since 2013

Feedback rating:

(343)

Condition: New
Hardcover New 0807119415! ! KNOWLEDGE IS POWER! ! ENJOY OUR BEST PRICES! ! ! Ships Fast. All standard orders delivered within 5 to 12 business days.

Ships from: Southampton, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$3.89
Seller since 2011

Feedback rating:

(665)

Condition: New
Hardcover New 0807119415 SERVING OUR CUSTOMERS WITH BEST PRICES. FROM A COMPANY YOU TRUST, HUGE SELECTION. RELIABLE CUSTOMER SERVICE! ! HASSLE FREE RETURN POLICY, SATISFACTION ... GURANTEED**** Read more Show Less

Ships from: Philadelphia, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$3.89
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(858)

Condition: New
Hardcover New 0807119415 Friendly Return Policy. A+++ Customer Service!

Ships from: Philadelphia, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$3.89
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(640)

Condition: New
Hardcover New 0807119415! ! ! ! BEST PRICES WITH A SERVICE YOU CAN RELY! ! !

Ships from: Philadelphia, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$3.89
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(239)

Condition: New
Hardcover New 0807119415 XCITING PRICES JUST FOR YOU. Ships within 24 hours. Best customer service. 100% money back return policy.

Ships from: Bensalem, PA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$7.08
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(417)

Condition: New
Brand new. Clean, unmarked pages. Good binding and cover. Hardcover and dust jacket. Ships daily.

Ships from: Boonsboro, MD

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$13.00
Seller since 2007

Feedback rating:

(312)

Condition: New
1st Edition, NEW It's NEW!! NO ink names, DJ tears etc. It is a NEW copy. ISBN 0807119415

Ships from: Troy, NY

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 2
Showing 1 – 10 of 15 (2 pages)
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

New South-New Law begins with a consideration of the origins of crop lien laws, which conservative southern legislators enacted as a means for landowners to obtain credit at a time when they had little in the way of tangible assets. However, the lien laws soon proved to have unanticipated and troublesome consequences, primarily because many of the laws were construed in such a way that several different parties - not only landowners but also tenants and workers - could give a lien on the same crop. Woodman examines the evolution of lien laws in every southern state and the ways in which the laws created new problems, and then how efforts to solve them produced additional conflicts that the legislatures and the courts sought subsequently to resolve. The new free labor and credit systems that gradually emerged operated within the boundaries that the formal law established, but only in the course of sharp political struggles reflecting the different economic interests and the changing political power of landowners, merchants, and landless farmers, black and white. The book also examines the legal development of a free labor system to replace the old master-slave system. This took the form primarily of landowner-tenant and landowner-sharecropper relations. Woodman explains how the laws governing these relations - particularly the laws that distinguished between tenants and croppers and that dictated how and when they were paid for their work - eventually created a repressive labor system that gave landlords almost complete control of their work force. Indeed, after the departure of the Freedmen's Bureau and the fall of the radical regimes, agricultural laborers saw whatever hard-won rights they had steadily erode. Woodman's valuable study sheds light on many matters that concern nineteenth-century historians: the process of creating the post-emancipation society in the South; the debate over continuity and change after the Civil War; the political, economic, and so
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Examines the legal and economic strategies adopted by southern landowners to cultivate and profit from their land when the abolition of chattel slavery deprived them of their primary form of wealth and credit. Woodman (history, Purdue U.) explores the evolution of these strategies and how they affected the landowners, former slaves, merchants, and lenders. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807119419
  • Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1995
  • Series: Walter Lynwood Fleming Lectures Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 6.24 (w) x 9.27 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 "For the Encouragement of Agriculture": The Origins of the Crop Lien Laws 5
Ch. 2 "To Regulate the Law of Liens": The Evolution of the Crop Lien Laws 28
Ch. 3 "An Obvious Distinction Between a Cropper and a Tenant": The Legal Status of Landlords, Croppers, and Tenants 67
Ch. 4 "The Important Business of Farming with Hired Labor": Law and Postbellum Southern Society 95
Cases Cited 117
Index 123
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)