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Barbara Finkelstein
University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)

Governing the Young: Parental Involvement in the Primary Education of Children in the U.S., 1830-1860

To explore reasons why parents in the years 1830-1860 sent their children to school, trying to discern whether their efforts to secure literacy for their children reflected the social dislocations and transformations that occurred in 19th century America.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$16,120 (approved)
$16,120 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1976 – 1/31/1977