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Author Moreau, Joseph.

Title Schoolbook nation : conflicts over American history textbooks from the Civil War to the present / Joseph Moreau
Published Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (403 pages) : illustrations
Contents From virtuous republic to nation-state -- Negotiating a national past: statewide textbook adoption and the legacy of the Civil War -- Rise of the (Catholic) American nation: United States history in parochial schools -- Race and the limits of community -- Anglo-Saxonism and the revolt against the professors -- Harold Rugg vs. Horatio Alger: social class and economic opportunity, 1930-1960 -- The narrative "unravels," 1961-1985: a story in three parts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Textbook bias -- United States -- History.
Textbooks -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
United States -- Historiography -- Political aspects.
United States -- History -- Textbooks.
United States -- History -- Study and teaching -- Political aspects.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 047202602X (electronic bk.)
9780472026029 (electronic bk.)
(acid-free paper)
(acid-free paper)