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Author Butchart, Ronald E.

Title Schooling the freed people : teaching, learning, and the struggle for black freedom, 1861-1876 / Ronald E. Butchart.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina, [2010]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-1  371.8299 BUT    AVAILABLE
Description xxii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-300) and index.
Contents At the dawn of freedom -- To serve my own people: black teachers in the Southern black schools -- It will result in a better understanding of their duties: Southern white teachers and the limits of emancipation -- A desire to labor in the missionary cause: Northern white teachers and the ambiguities of emancipation -- You will, of course, wish to know all about our school: learning and teaching in the freed people's schools -- Race, reconstruction, and redemption: the fate of emancipation and education, 1861-1876 -- Appendix A: teachers in the freed people's schools, 1861-1876 -- Appendix B: estimating the number of black and Southern white teachers, 1869-1876.
Subject Freedmen -- Education -- Southern States.
Education -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
African American teachers -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
ISBN 9780807834206 (cloth) (alkaline paper)
0807834203 (cloth) (alkaline paper)

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