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ERIC Number: EJ429275
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0018-2680
"She Loved to Read in Good Books": Literacy and the Indians of Martha's Vineyard, 1643-1725.
Monaghan, E. Jennifer
History of Education Quarterly, v30 n4 p492-521 Win 1990
Reviews Experience Mayhew's book, "Indian Converts" (1727) and changing scholarly interpretations of literacy effects on Native Americans living on Martha's Vineyard. Traces the history of the Mayhew missionary family from 1641 to the 1720s and the establishment of the Indian Library. Examines the cultural implications of literacy and conversion to Christianity upon the population. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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