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Print Culture and the Power of Native Literacy in California and New England Missions

Steven W. Hackel and Hilary E. Wyss

in Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834060
eISBN:
9781469606316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899663_martin.13
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter discusses the distinction made between Protestant and Catholic forms of evangelization, especially in terms of missionary work. Certainly there is a great deal to be said about the ... More


Introduction / Paulo Freire & the Twentieth-Century Drive for Development

Andrew J. Kirkendall

in Paulo Freire & the Cold War Politics of Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834190
eISBN:
9781469606309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899533_kirkendall.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book begins by showing how politicians who supported literacy programs usually lost their political rights and went into exile. One man who designed such a program, Paulo Reglus Neves Freire, ... More


Introduction

Christopher Cannon

in From Literacy to Literature: England, 1300–1400

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198779438
eISBN:
9780191824562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779438.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, World Literature

Elementary learning has always begun with poetry, and yet we often assume that poetry is the culmination rather than the beginning of literacy training. We therefore ignore the many ways that the ... More


Putting Cairo to Work

John Firor

in The Crowded Greenhouse: Population, Climate Change, and Creating a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093209
eISBN:
9780300133448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093209.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter details the Cairo action agenda by telling the story of programs in Nigeria funded by an international non-governmental organization, the Centre for Development and Population Activities ... More


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