ERIC Number: EJ487227
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Tales from Two Textbooks: A Comparison of the Civil Rights Movement in Two Secondary History Textbooks.
Epstein, Terrie L.
Social Studies, v85 n3 p121-26 May-Jun 1994
Contends that differences in historical interpretations presented in textbooks have implications for citizenship education. Compares the treatment of the civil rights movement in two secondary level U.S. history textbooks. Concludes that selection committees should examine historical interpretation as well the amount of information about marginalized groups. (CFR)
Descriptors: Black History, Citizenship Education, Civil Disobedience, Civil Rights, Cultural Interrelationships, Historical Interpretation, Historiography, History Textbooks, Racial Segregation, Secondary Education, Social Discrimination, Textbook Content, Textbook Preparation, Textbook Selection, United States History
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Researchers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Brown v Board of Education