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By Clarence L. Mohr

Supplying a vast, up to date connection with the lengthy historical past and cultural legacy of schooling within the American South, this well timed quantity of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture surveys academic advancements, practices, associations, and politics from the colonial period to the current. With over a hundred thirty articles, this e-book covers key themes in schooling, together with educational freedom; the results of urbanization on segregation, desegregation, and resegregation; African American and women's schooling; and illiteracy. those entries, in addition to articles on sought after educators, equivalent to Booker T. Washington and C. Vann Woodward, and significant southern universities, faculties, and alternate colleges, supply a vital context for knowing the debates and battles that stay deeply imbedded in southern schooling. Framed by way of Clarence Mohr's traditionally wealthy introductory review, the essays during this quantity include a vastly accelerated and carefully up to date survey of the moving southern schooling panorama and its improvement over the span of 4 centuries.

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