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A class of their own : Black teachers in the segregated South

Author: Adam Fairclough
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this major undertaking, civil rights historian Adam Fairclough chronicles the odyssey of black teachers in the South from emancipation in 1865 to integration one hundred years later. A Class of Their Own is indispensable for understanding how blacks and whites interacted after the abolition of slavery, and how black communities coped with the challenges of freedom and oppression.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fairclough, Adam.
Class of their own.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006049874
(OCoLC)70864520
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Fairclough
ISBN: 9780674036666 0674036662
OCLC Number: 434595724
Language Note: In English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (533 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The odyssey of black teachers --
Freedom's first generation --
Black teachers for black children --
Missionaries to the dark South --
White supremacy and black teachers --
The founders --
The faith of women --
The city and the country --
Teachers organize --
Black teachers and the civil rights movement --
Integration: loss and profit.
Responsibility: Adam Fairclough.
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[A] magisterial work of research. -- Dave Wood "River Falls Journal" In "A Class of Their Own," Adam Fairclough--a professor at the University of Leiden and one of the most diligent and careful Read more...

 
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