The Sharecropper
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The Sharecropper

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Published by Vantage Pr .
Written in English


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  • Poetry

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10470945M
ISBN 100533128498
ISBN 109780533128495

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  The Sharecropper Prodigy book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Tom Martin tells the story of Ben Evans as well as his own /5. Books shelved as sharecroppers: Cropper's Cabin by Jim Thompson, The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men b. Sharecropping. After the Civil War, former slaves sought jobs, and planters sought laborers. The absence of cash or an independent credit system led to the creation of sharecropping.   Sharecropping is a type of farming in which families rent small plots of land from a landowner in return for a portion of their crop, to be given to the landowner at the end of each year.

  sharecropping Sharecropper woman sitting on porch, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Contracts between landowners and sharecroppers were typically harsh and restrictive. Many contracts forbade sharecroppers from saving cotton seeds from their harvest, forcing them to increase their debt by obtaining seeds from the landowner. The sharecropper might also leave the landlord's share of the baled hay in the field, where the landlord would fetch it when he wanted hay. Another arrangement could have the sharecropper delivering the landlord's share of the product to market, and the landlord .   The sharecropper can now be enslaved by the judicial system and leased as convict labor to work on the same farm where he was a sharecropper, and before being a sharecropper, a slave. A Florida Prison Labor Gang Sharecropping and the Textbook of History. Sharecropper's Wisdom has received multiple awards from the Dan Poynter's Global E-Book Contest and has the distinct honor of being chosen as the Sylvia Hamlin Literary Award Winner at the National Black Theatre Festival. This book is for seasoned leaders—looking for fresh, organic ideas to add to their storehouses —or aspiring leaders.

"A deeply moving account of the life and struggles of John Handcox who became known as 'the sharecropper's troubadour' for the songs he wrote and sang at union meetings in Arkansas, Mississippi, and throughout the nation. Honey's book is essential reading to understand the history of labor and black music in the rural south.".   Employing both historical and sociological methods, Edward Royce traces the rise of southern sharecropping and confronts the problem of why slavery was ultimately replaced by sharecropping rather than by some other labor arrangement. With vivid primary accounts from planters and freedpeople, he examines the transition from slavery to sharecropping from the perspective of the . The Sharecropper. 23 likes. This is a book about the legacy of the ers: The book sometimes suffers from Asch’s overuse of his meticulous research: Countless, often tangential quotations crowd lengthy passages of pedantic exposition, slowing the narrative flow. Hamer doesn’t make much of an appearance until well into the book’s second half—a shame, as she’s far more compelling than the exhaustive catalogue.