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Published: 25 June 2015

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780199383092

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The Color Factor

The Economics of African-American Well-Being in the Nineteenth-Century South

Howard Bodenhorn

  • The first full-length study of how color intersected with polity, society and economy in the nineteenth-century South
  • Pulls together and expands on previous research on the connection between color and wealth and health
  • Compiles empirical economic research on how color affected plantation life, including which slaves ran away and were chased, or how color influenced entrepreneurship or education and the accumulation of human capital

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