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Author Moss, Hilary J

Title Schooling citizens : the struggle for African American education in antebellum America / Hilary J. Moss

Publ Info Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
 RWU Main Library  LC2741 .M688 2009    AVAILABLE
 Salve Curriculum Library  LC2741 .M688 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  LC2741 M688 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 274 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Education's inequity: New Haven, Connecticut -- The emergence of white opposition to African American education -- Interracial activism and African American higher education -- Education's enclave: Baltimore, Maryland -- Race, labor, and literacy in a slaveholding city -- African American educational activism under the shadow of slavery -- Education's divide: Boston, Massachusetts -- Race, space, and educational opportunity -- Common schools, revolutionary memory, and the crisis of black citizenship in the mid-nineteenth century -- Conclusion: the great equalizer? -- Appendix 1: index of occupational categories -- Appendix 2: name, occupation, and address of identifiable petitioners opposing the proposal to build a school for black children on Southack Street
LC subject African Americans -- Education
Racism -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Educational equalization -- United States
Discrimination in education -- United States
ISBN 9780226542492 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226542491 (cloth : alk. paper)