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ERIC Number: EJ857989
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 68
ISSN: ISSN-0010-096X
"Good Will Come of This Evil": Enslaved Teachers and the Transatlantic Politics of Early Black Literacy
Watson, Shevaun E.
College Composition and Communication, v61 n1 pW66-W89 Sep 2009
This essay offers an earlier chapter in the history of African American literacy by examining colonial literacy campaigns within the eighteenth-century Atlantic world. The discussion focuses on one such transatlantic effort spanning from London to Barbados, South Carolina, and West Africa, which used enslaved teachers as agents of literacy. (Contains 1 figure and 9 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Barbados; South Carolina; United Kingdom (London)