The Resource From Cotton Field to Schoolhouse : African American Education in Mississippi, 1862-1875, Christopher M. Span, (electronic resource)

From Cotton Field to Schoolhouse : African American Education in Mississippi, 1862-1875, Christopher M. Span, (electronic resource)

Label
From Cotton Field to Schoolhouse : African American Education in Mississippi, 1862-1875
Title
From Cotton Field to Schoolhouse
Title remainder
African American Education in Mississippi, 1862-1875
Statement of responsibility
Christopher M. Span
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the years immediately following the Civil War, debates over the general purpose of schools for African Americans (mostly freedpeople) centered on whether the schools should seek to develop blacks as citizens, train them to be free but subordinate laborers, or produce some other outcome. This book is the first comprehensive examination of Mississippi's politics and policies of postwar racial education. Span finds that newly freed slaves made heroic efforts to participate in their own education, but too often the schooling was used to control and redirect the aspirations of the newly freed
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 371.8
  • 371.829
  • 371.829/96073076209034
  • 371.829960730762
Index
index present
LC call number
LC2802.M7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
From Cotton Field to Schoolhouse : African American Education in Mississippi, 1862-1875, Christopher M. Span, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-235) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART ONE: 1862-1870; 1 LIBERATION THROUGH LITERACY; 2 EDUCATED LABOR; 3 EDUCATION FOR SERVITUDE; PART TWO: 1870-1875; 4 UNIVERSAL SCHOOLING; 5 PUBLIC SCHOOLS, 1871-1875; Epilogue; APPENDIX: KNOWN AFRICAN AMERICAN POLITICIANS AND LEGISLATIORS IN MISSISSIPPI DURING RECONSTRUCTION, 1870 -1875; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Control code
ocn782880172
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (269 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469601335
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt5g9phw
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33277825
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)782880172
  • ebsco1469601338

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