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Destroying the Republic : Jabez Curry and the re-education of the Old South / by John Chodes.

Author/Creator:
Chodes, John J.
Publication:
New York : Algora Pub., c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 332 p. ; 18 cm.
Subjects:
Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe), 1825-1903.
Educators -- United States -- Biography.
Confederate States of America -- Biography.
Ambassadors -- United States -- Biography.
Contents:
Advocate for state sovereignty
Curry and the Confederacy
Early Georgia years
Curry goes to war
Jabez Curry, political exile
Curry's background : going to Alabama
Southern preaching as guerrilla war
Reconstruction as re-education
Curry's background : Alabama politics to Congress
Curry's mental transition
Jabez Curry and the Peabody Education Fund
Rutherford B. Hayes, Curry, and the Peabody Fund
The Blair bill : a step toward nationalized schools
John Eaton's Bureau of Education : the new psychology
The new psychology becomes a curriculum
Conclusion one : ambassador to Spain on the edge of war
Conclusion two : Peabody again, Spain again, disillusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
0875864015 (trade paper : alk. paper)
0875864023 (hard cover : alk. paper)
0875864031 (ebook)
OCLC:
60375716
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