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Gottesman (Leslie) papers
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Correspondence, writings, pamphlets, bulletins, serial issues, other printed matter, audio and video recordings and transcripts of interviews, and slides relating to the history of Eritrea, including its political and social conditions as well as education. Used in part as research material for Leslie Gottesman's book, To Fight and Learn: The Praxis and Promise of Literacy in Eritrea's War of Independence (Lawrenceville, New Jersey, 1998).
Leslie "Les" Gottesman, an American teacher and writer, was born in Portland, Oregon in 1941. He attended Columbia University, receiving a B.A. in 1968 and an M.A. in 1969, and an Ed.D from the University of San Francisco in 1994 and a MFA from the California College of the Arts in 2011. He is a professor emeritus of English at Golden Gate University in San Francisco, where he taught for twenty eight years, as well as serving as the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences from 1994 to 1996 and as Director of General Education from 2001 to 2007.
13 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 card file box (6.6 Linear Feet)
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