Reading, 'Riting, and Reconstruction: The Education of Freedmen in the South, 1861-1870

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This study of education for freedmen following Emancipation is the definitive treatment of the subject. Employing a wide range of sources, Robert C. Morris examines the organizations that staffed and managed black schools in the South, with particular attention paid to the activities of the Freedman's Bureau. He looks as well at those who came to teach, a diverse group-white, black, Northern, Southern-and at the curricula and textbooks they used. While giving special emphasis to the Freedmen's Bureau school program, Morris ...

Reading, 'Riting, and Reconstruction: The Education of Freedmen in the South, 1861-1870 2010, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226539294

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Reading, 'Riting, and Reconstruction: The Education of Freedmen in the South, 1861-1870 1981, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226539287

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