[DWJ] Best(etc.) Books of the Year

Robyn Starkey rohina at shaw.ca
Sun Dec 31 21:36:21 EST 2006



Farah Mendlesohn wrote:

> On 30/12/06, Robyn Starkey <rohina at shaw.ca> wrote:
>
>>
>> That's interesting, because I thought he came close to making it
>> believable, not because of the slavery, but because of the SCHOOL.
>> School is all about manufacturing consent,
>
>
> But mostly fails. I'm reading Stephen Mintz's book on American
> childhood (Huck's Raft) and it reminded me -- I had forgotten-- of the
> riots in American schools and colleges in the 1740s over all sorts of
> things.

Oh, I think this might come down to a totally different school experience.

robyn



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