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The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935 [Book Review]

  title={The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860-1935 [Book Review]},
  author={J. Morgan Kousser},
Some previous histories of southern education, such as Charles W. Dabney's classic Universal Education in the South, slighted the role of American Americans in shaping their own education. James Anderson's new book, the best single volume on black education in the post-bellum south, commits the opposite error. Anderson exaggerates the power and autonomy of southern ex-slaves during Reconstruction and of southern blacks in general during the Jim Crow era, and correspondingly… 
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  • History
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  • 2019
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  • Education
    Teachers College Record: The Voice of Scholarship in Education
  • 2011
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