ERIC Number: EJ386358
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Science and Technology in U.S. History Textbooks: What's There--And What Ought to Be There.
Heilbron, J. L.; Kevles, Daniel J.
History Teacher, v21 n4 p425-38 Aug 1988
Examines four representative U.S. history textbooks dealing with science and technology. Finds that these books omitted the sources, authors, and context of scientific and technological events, and stressed instead their social and economic impact. Proposes ways to restructure history textbooks. (KO)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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