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Reading the Diary

Steven M. Stowe

in Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640969
eISBN:
9781469640983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640969.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter takes up the challenges and pleasures of reading the American Civil War diaries of southern slave-owning women. The rewards include discovering the immediate, first-draft, small-scale ... More


The Classroom: Teaching and Learning

Frederick J. Morrison

in Improving Literacy in America: Guidelines from Research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106459
eISBN:
9780300130256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106459.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The chapter presents a background to the controversial reading wars. It also examines how these historical debates might be better understood in light of the striking variations in amounts and type ... More


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