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  - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing

Textbooks play such an important role in setting the agenda for education, deciding what it taught, it is obvous that changes in civil rights, immigration, and other social developments have brought ... Read full review


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Frances FitzGerald lives in New York.

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