America Revised: History Schoolbooks in the Twentieth Century

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Vintage Books, 1980 - Fiction - 240 pages
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FitzGerald's polemic analysis argues that contemporary texts reflect current social quarrels, frequently distorting history into propaganda

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User Review  - DavenportsDream - LibraryThing

I picked this up after reading Diane Ravitch's "Language Police" and it was certainly an interesting quick read. Fitzgerald details some of the textbook changes that happened up through the 70's in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Eric_W - Goodreads

Read this years ago. It concerns the manipulation of textbook content by large (Texas and California) departments of Education through their enormous purchasing power. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
7
Section 3
12
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Frances FitzGerald lives in New York.

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