Reconstruction Period Research Forum
Re: Reconstruction Books
In Response To: Reconstruction Books ()
"Landownership rose more precipitously in Texas than in any other southern state. In 1870 only 1.8 percent of the state's black farmers owned land, but by 1890 an astonishing 26 percent of them did. Just after the turn of the century, black Texas landownership peaked at 31 percent."
Table of Contents and Excerpt at the University of Texas Press site.