Interested in the themes of Thinking Together? You’ll want to check out the following:
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Enoch, Jessica. Refiguring Rhetorical Education: Women Teaching African American, Native American, and Chicano/a Students, 1865–1911. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2008
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Kelley, Mary. Learning to Stand and Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America’s Republic. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.
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Kinsley, Elisabeth H. Here in This Island We Arrived: Shakespeare and Belonging in Immigrant New York. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2019.
Logan, Shirley Wilson. Liberating Language: Sites of Rhetorical Education in Nineteenth-Century Black America. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2008.
McHenry, Elizabeth. Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2002.
O’Brien, Michael. Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810–1860. 2 vols. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004.
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