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The first U.S. history textbooks : constructing and disseminating the American tale in the nineteenth century / Barry Joyce.

Author/Creator:
Joyce, Barry Alan, author.
Other Title:
First United States history textbooks
Publication:
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 335 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
United States -- History -- Textbooks -- Evaluation.
Historiography -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Textbooks -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Historiography.
Textbooks.
Textbooks -- Evaluation.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
A people's story
The text is the teacher
Mnemonics, methods, and memory: organizing and encoding the American story
An American character
Genesis: emergence and migrations
Apologetics: why we are who we are
Slaying the monster
The narrative divides
The narrative re-joined
Conclusion: who will write this story?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781498502153
1498502156
9781498502160
OCLC:
908990775
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