America Revised: History Schoolbooks in the Twentieth Century

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

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An intelligent, reflective examination of American history textbooks by an author (Fire in the Lake) of consuming curiosity and no crippling allegiances. Fitzgerald has looked into the textbook ... Read full review

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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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Frances FitzGerald lives in New York.

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