ERIC Number: EJ636247
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Struggle for American Identity: Treatment of Ethnic Groups in United States History Textbooks.
Foster, Stuart J.
History of Education, v28 n3 p251-78 Sep 1999
Provides a historical overview of two centuries of change in history textbook writing. Focuses on the social attitudes toward ethnic groups as portrayed in U.S. history textbooks from 1800s-1960s and discusses the conservative themes that are present in U.S. history textbooks. Questions why textbooks adhered to conservative themes. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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