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Thread #140865   Message #3242511
Posted By: GUEST,999
21-Oct-11 - 11:40 AM
Thread Name: BS: Racial stereotypes in retellings?
Subject: RE: BS: Racial stereotypes in retellings?
"Does anyone know how a poor non-Christian British person living in the city in the early 19th century could have learnt how to read and write?"

I am not involved in this 'discussion', but I would suggest you could answer that question with regard to Jews by reading about Jewish culture in England at that time.

Even when the Warsaw Ghetto 'uprising' was at its height, the Jewish fighters were still operating schools in the Ghetto to teach their children reading, writing, Torah.