Acknowledgments; Introduction: Historical Knowledge, Education, and Public Culture; Part I. Textbooks, Survey Courses, and Historical Education; Part II. Rethinking Categories of Historical Meaning; Part III. Popular Films and Historical Memory; Part IV. Political Culture and Historical Interpretation; Contributors; Index.
As it extends recent discussions about multiculturalism into the sphere of contemporary historical understanding, this book sets out explicitly to explore the practical and theoretical implications of these discussions for people who learn and teach history in the United States.