Self-Taught

Self-Taught

African American Education in Slavery and Freedom

Book - 2007
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"In this previously untold story of African American self-education, Heather Andrea Williams moves across time to examine African Americans' relationship to literacy during slavery, during the Civil War, and in the first decades of freedom. Self-Taught traces the historical antecedents to freedpeople's intense desire to become literate and demonstrates how the visions of enslaved African Americans emerged into plans and action once slavery ended."--Jacket.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780807858219
0807858218
Branch Call Number: 370.8996 Will

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