ISBN-10:
0807839302
ISBN-13:
9780807839300
Pub. Date:
08/01/2013
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Greater than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965 / Edition 1

Greater than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965 / Edition 1

by Sarah Caroline Thuesen
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ISBN-13: 9780807839300
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 08/01/2013
Edition description: 1
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Sarah Thuesen teaches history at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

1 The Price of Equality 13

Black Loyalty, Self-Help, and the "Right Kind of Citizenship"

2 Lessons in Citizenship 49

Confronting the Limits of Curricular Equalization in the Jim Crow South

3 The High Cost of It All 89

James E. Shepard and Higher Education Equalization

4 A "Most Spectacular" Victory? 129

Teacher Salary Equalization and the Dilemma of Local Leadership

5 How Can I Learn When I'm Cold? 159

A New Generation's Fight for School Facilities Equalization

6 From Equalization to Integration 201

Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in the Age of Brown

Epilogue 247

Notes 261

Bibliography 319

Index 345

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An impressive book full of fascinating stories. Thuesen's style is clear and easy to follow, her research is excellent, and her exploration of black education in North Carolina is thorough.—Adam Fairclough, Leiden University

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