Learning to Read and Write in Colonial America (Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book)

Learning to Read and Write in Colonial America (Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book)

By: E.Jennifer Monaghan (author)Paperback

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An experienced teacher of reading and writing and an award-winning historian, E. Jennifer Monaghan brings to vibrant life the process of learning to read and write in colonial America. Ranging throughout the colonies from New Hampshire to Georgia, she examines the instruction of girls and boys, Native Americans and enslaved Africans, the privileged and the poor, revealing the sometimes wrenching impact of literacy acquisition on the lives of learners.

About Author

E. JENNIFER MONAGHAN is professor emerita of English, Brooklyn College, The City University of New York.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781558495814
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 504
  • ID: 9781558495814
  • ISBN10: 1558495819

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