|Amazon Price||New from||Used from|
Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEStephanie Deutsch is a writer and critic living in Washington, DC. She has written as well for The New York Times, The Weekly Standard, The Millions blog and various neighborhood newspapers. She edited and wrote the Introduction to Capitol Hill: Beyond the Monuments, a book of photographs published in 1996 by the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop.
I think I know American history well, and this story was new to me.
Ms. Deutsch's book, while tightly focused as a narrative, is ambitious in its themes -- American philanthropy; black-white relations; and black-Jewish relations.
The book should be required reading for anyone who needs a reminder of what makes the American experience exceptional.
This book was a real eye-opener, about a period of history (and fascinating personalities) about which I previously knew little. Read morePublished 1 month ago by John Barylick
It held my attention, and I learned something about the history of the blacks after Lincoln's time.Published 3 months ago by Raymond Cohen
This is a great trip through the history of educaiton in the south....not just for Black Americans but for Those individuals who were "Vanquards" of change in a fast changing... Read morePublished 12 months ago by V. S. 3