ERIC Number: EJ374274
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
The Selling of Clio: American History College Survey Textbooks.
Chesson, Michael B.
International Journal of Social Education, v2 n3 p78-140 Win 1987-88
Reviews the treatment of 15 different, often unrelated topics and eras, as found in the first volumes of 19 widely-used U.S. history survey textbooks. Topics reviewed include Jamestown, American slavery, the Constitution, and Fort Sumter. The review focuses on factual errors, questionable interpretations, boring prose, and the question of authorship, as well as the best treatments. (GEA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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