Schooling the Freed People Teaching, Learning, and the Struggle for Black Freedom, 1861-1876
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Conventional wisdom holds that freedmen's education was largely the work of privileged, single white northern women motivated by evangelical beliefs and abolitionism. Backed by pathbreaking research, Ronald E. Butchart'sSchooling the Freed Peopleshatters this notion. The most comprehensive quantitative study of the origins of black education in freedom ever undertaken, this definitive book on freedmen's teachers in the South is an outstanding contribution to social history and our understanding of African American education.
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 2/1/2013
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Ronald E. Butchart is professor of history and education and affiliate faculty in the Institute for African American Studies at the University of Georgia. He is a leading authority on the history of African American education.