By Ouida Dickey
Parts of Berry’s heritage have completed mythical status--the tale, for instance, of ways Martha Berry was once encouraged to begin a faculty after traveling with bad mountain young ones in her log cabin. Ouida Dickey and Doyle Mathis separate fable from truth as they tackle Berry’s traditions, controversies, and triumphs and relate vital advancements at Berry to wider occasions in Georgia and Appalachia.
As Berry graduates and career-long contributors of its school and employees, Dickey and Mathis themselves are a part of the Berry culture. Their meticulous examine attracts on a wealthy trove of records to bare a narrative that surpasses a number of the regularly occurring and cherished stories hooked up to the varsity. Berry’s enviable standing--as a version for work-study faculties national, as a spot in detail tied to the cultural lifetime of its sector, as a decision recipient of philanthropy--makes this new ebook vital to historians, students of upper schooling, and millions of Berry scholars, school, and alumni.
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