Bruce Fort completed his Ph.D. in United States history at the University
of Virginia, where he wrote his dissertation on the politics and culture
of literacy in the nineteenth-century American South.
"Reading in the Margins: The Politics and
Culture of Literacy in Georgia, 1800-1920"
American Slave Narratives: An Online Anthology
Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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