Destroying the Republic: Jabez Curry and the Re-education of the Old South

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Algora Publishing, 2005 - 332 páginas
A great Confederate defender of "States rights" paradoxically led the program after the War to impose a national education program that first finished off the South and later became a model for social engineering in the North and around the world.
 

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Introduction
1
Chapter 1 Advocate for State Sovereignty
7
Chapter 2 Curry and the Confederacy
25
Chapter 3 Currys Early Georgia Years
47
Chapter 4 Curry Goes to War
61
Chapter 5 Jabez Curry Political Exile
87
Going to Alabama
115
Chapter 7 Southern Preaching as Guerrilla War
131
Chapter 12 Rutherford B Hayes Curry and the Peabody Fund
207
A Step Toward National ized Schools
221
The New Psychology
237
Chapter 15 The New Psychology Becomes a Curric ulum
265
Chapter 16 Ambassador to Spain on the Edge of War
285
Chapter 17 Peabody Again Spain Again Disillusion
301
Addendum
309
Bibliography
311

Chapter 8 Reconstruction as Reeducation
141
Alabama Politics to Congress
161
Chapter 10 Currys Mental Transition
173
Chapter 11 Jabez Curry and the Peabody Education Fund
179
About the Author
319
Index
321
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