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Teaching: “That Which Relieves Their Hunger”

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the increasing demand for teachers between the Civil War and World War I, when the majority of people hungered for knowledge and education. In this period, most of the American ... More


The Campaign for the Common Schools: The Enthusiasts, the Indifferent, and the Opposition

David Nasaw

in Schooled to Order: A Social History of Public Schooling in the United States

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195025293
eISBN:
9780197559956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195025293.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

It was easier for the reformers to secure a monopoly on the meaning and practice of Protestant and republican common schooling than it was to attract or compel attendance at their common schools. ... More


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