The Resource Deep like the rivers : education in the slave quarter community, 1831-1865, Thomas L. Webber

Deep like the rivers : education in the slave quarter community, 1831-1865, Thomas L. Webber

Label
Deep like the rivers : education in the slave quarter community, 1831-1865
Title
Deep like the rivers
Title remainder
education in the slave quarter community, 1831-1865
Statement of responsibility
Thomas L. Webber
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Webber, Thomas L
Index
index present
LC call number
E443
LC item number
.W4 1978
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • Plantation life
  • Plantation life
  • Slaves
  • Southern States
Label
Deep like the rivers : education in the slave quarter community, 1831-1865, Thomas L. Webber
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A revision of the author's thesis, Columbia University
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The setting: growing up in the quarter community -- White teaching: Secular training. Religious instruction -- Black learning: the cultural themes of the quarter community -- Theme 1. communality: the group spirit, identification, and solidarity of the quarter community -- Theme 2. Antipathy towards Whites: as a group, the interests of whites are inimical to those of the quarter community -- Theme 3. True Christianity versus slaveholding priestcraft: the immorality of slavery -- Theme 4. Black superiority -- Theme 5. White power: the great relative power of white people, backed by the force of the State, makes them persons to be dealt with carefully, if not fearfully -- Theme 6. The importance of the family -- Theme 7. The reality and significance of the Spirit World -- Theme 8. The desirability of learning to read and write -- Theme 9. Freedom: freedom is something of great value -- The educational instruments of the quarter community -- The family. The peer group. The clandestine congregation. Songs and stories. The community. Conclusion. The slave quarter and the Indian reservation
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 339 pages
Isbn
9780393056853
Lccn
78003410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03730443
  • (OCoLC)ocm03730443
Label
Deep like the rivers : education in the slave quarter community, 1831-1865, Thomas L. Webber
Publication
Note
A revision of the author's thesis, Columbia University
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The setting: growing up in the quarter community -- White teaching: Secular training. Religious instruction -- Black learning: the cultural themes of the quarter community -- Theme 1. communality: the group spirit, identification, and solidarity of the quarter community -- Theme 2. Antipathy towards Whites: as a group, the interests of whites are inimical to those of the quarter community -- Theme 3. True Christianity versus slaveholding priestcraft: the immorality of slavery -- Theme 4. Black superiority -- Theme 5. White power: the great relative power of white people, backed by the force of the State, makes them persons to be dealt with carefully, if not fearfully -- Theme 6. The importance of the family -- Theme 7. The reality and significance of the Spirit World -- Theme 8. The desirability of learning to read and write -- Theme 9. Freedom: freedom is something of great value -- The educational instruments of the quarter community -- The family. The peer group. The clandestine congregation. Songs and stories. The community. Conclusion. The slave quarter and the Indian reservation
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 339 pages
Isbn
9780393056853
Lccn
78003410
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03730443
  • (OCoLC)ocm03730443

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