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Author FitzGerald, Frances, 1940-

Title America revised : history schoolbooks in the twentieth century / Frances FitzGerald
Edition First edition
Published Boston : Little, Brown, [1979]


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 W'PONDS  973.071273 Fit  AVAILABLE
Description 240 pages ; 22 cm
Summary In this book, the author analyzes the books from which American children get their first and most lasting idea of what the United States is all about. Her thesis is that with all the rewriting of American history to suit pedagogical fads and political interest groups, there remains no clear idea of what the American Dream ever was or is supposed to be
Notes "Almost all of the book appeared initially in the New Yorker."
"An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [227]-240
Subject Textbook bias -- United States.
United States -- Historiography.
United States -- History -- Study and teaching.
United States -- History -- Textbooks.
United States -- History.
LC no. 79016555
ISBN 0316284246