ERIC Number: EJ426365
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
The Significance of Geography in American Education.
James, Preston E.
Journal of Geography, v89 n5 p219-24 Sep-Oct 1990
First published in 1969 in "Journal of Geography," this article suggested an introductory geography course provided an introduction to field of geography and provided useful image of world. Claimed that these objectives were viewed as incompatible, and suggested a geography course that served both purposes. Described early textbooks and the history of geography education in the United States. (NL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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