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Author Lerner, Robert, 1953-

Title Molding the good citizen : the politics of high school history texts / Robert Lerner, Althea K. Nagai, and Stanley Rothman.

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  973 LERN    AVAILABLE
Physical description 187 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [171]-182) and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction: Textbooks and Citizen Education -- Ch. 2. Progressive Thought and the Rise of the Progressive Era Intellectual Class -- Ch. 3. Progressive Education Changes the Curriculum -- Ch. 4. Filler Feminism in High School History Textbooks -- Ch. 5. History by Quota? -- Ch. 6. On Judging Civilizations: The Discovery of America, Noble Savages, and the Like -- Ch. 7. The Rise of American Capitalism: The Story of the Robber Barons -- Ch. 8. Historical Hindsight and Appraising Presidents -- Ch. 9. Conclusion: Education and Civic Order -- Appendix 1: Methodology -- Appendix 2: Textbooks Used in the Study -- Appendix 3: Coding Scheme for Content Analysis of High School American History Textbooks.
Other author Nagai, Althea K., 1954-
Rothman, Stanley, 1927-
Subject Textbook bias -- United States.
United States -- History -- Textbooks.
United States -- History -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Political aspects.
ISBN 0275949192 (alk. paper)
0275951006 (pbk. : alk. paper)