The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861

The Education of the Negro Prior to 1861

by Carter G. Woodson
     
 

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In THE EDUCATION OF THE NEGRO PRIOR TO 1861, Woodson examines eduction (and lack thereof) for African-Americans prior to the Civil War. Woodson notes the systematic dismantling of educational opportunities for slaves in the South after the 1830s, offset somewhat with increasing opportunities in the Free States.

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In THE EDUCATION OF THE NEGRO PRIOR TO 1861, Woodson examines eduction (and lack thereof) for African-Americans prior to the Civil War. Woodson notes the systematic dismantling of educational opportunities for slaves in the South after the 1830s, offset somewhat with increasing opportunities in the Free States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013854062
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
12/19/2011
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
531,925
File size:
970 KB

Meet the Author

Carter Godwin Woodson (1875-1950) was an influential African-American historian and writer. The son of slaves, Woodson was the second African-American to earn an Ph.D. from Harvard (the first being W.E.B. duBois). Woodson was among the first scholars to study African-American history, and has been called "the father of black history."

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