The cost of unity : African-American agency and education in the Christian Church, 1865-1914 / Lawrence A.Q. Burnley.

By: Burnley, Lawrence A. Q
Material type: TextTextSeries: Voices of the African diaspora: Publisher: Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, c2008Edition: 1st edDescription: x, 307 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780881461343 (hbk. : alk. paper); 0881461342 (hbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Disciples of Christ -- History -- 19th century | Disciples of Christ -- History -- 20th century | Concord -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Case studies | African Americans -- Missions | African Americans -- Religion | African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964 | African Americans -- Education | Educational change -- United States -- History | United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century | United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th centuryLOC classification: BX7318.5.N4 | B87 2008
Contents:
Critical perspectives on education and school reform -- Schooling, race, and the education of Blacks in the United States prior to 1865 -- The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) : origins and growth to 1865 -- Racial assumptions, attitudes, and the U.S. landscape, 1865-1914 -- Black literacy development and schooling within the Christian Church -- African-American agency -- Unity, education, and the nihilistic threat -- For the sake of unity : a time to integrate and a time to separate.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-296) and index.

Critical perspectives on education and school reform -- Schooling, race, and the education of Blacks in the United States prior to 1865 -- The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) : origins and growth to 1865 -- Racial assumptions, attitudes, and the U.S. landscape, 1865-1914 -- Black literacy development and schooling within the Christian Church -- African-American agency -- Unity, education, and the nihilistic threat -- For the sake of unity : a time to integrate and a time to separate.

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