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Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935 [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Anderson, James D.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 1989.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (383 p.)
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Education -- History -- 19th century -- Southern States.
African Americans -- Education -- History -- 20th century -- Southern States.
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African Americans -- Education -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century. (search)
African Americans -- Education -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
James Anderson critically reinterprets the history of southern black education from Reconstruction to the Great Depression. By placing black schooling within a political, cultural, and economic context, he offers fresh insights into black commitment to education, the peculiar significance of Tuskegee Institute, and the conflicting goals of various philanthropic groups, among other matters. Initially, ex-slaves attempted to create an educational system that would support and extend their emancipation, but their children were pushed into a system of industrial education that presuppose
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Ex-Slaves and the Rise of Universal Education in the South, 1860-1880; 2. The Hampton Model of Normal School Industrial Education, 1868-1915; 3. Education and the Race Problem in the New South: The Struggle for Ideological Hegemony; 4. Normal Schools and County Training Schools: Educating the South's Black Teaching Force, 1900-1935; 5. Common Schools for Black Children: The Second Crusade, 1900-1935; 6. The Black Public High School and the Reproduction of Caste in the Urban South, 1880-1935
7. Training the Apostles of Liberal Culture: Black Higher Education, 1900-1935Epilogue: Black Education in Southern History; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
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ISBN:
0-8078-9888-0
OCLC:
755120545