Robert S. Shelton

Cleveland State University

Robert S. Shelton is an associate professor of history at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. He has published scholarly articles on slavery, emancipation, and the working class in the post-Reconstruction South. He is currently at work on a manuscript on politics, commerce, and race in Galveston, Texas. He received his Ph.D. from Rice University in 2001.

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