BOOK: Butchart on Freed People and Education in the U.S. South

Ronald Butchart. Schooling the Freed People: Teaching, Learning, and the Struggle for Black Freedom, 1861-1876. Durham: The University of North Carolina Press, 2010. via University of North Carolina Press: 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, … Continue reading BOOK: Butchart on Freed People and Education in the U.S. South