The First U.S. History Textbooks: Constructing and Disseminating the American Tale in the Nineteenth Century

The First U.S. History Textbooks: Constructing and Disseminating the American Tale in the Nineteenth Century

by Barry Joyce

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498502153
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 08/16/2015
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Barry Joyce is associate professor of history and the co-coordinator of the Social Studies Secondary Education Program at the University of Delaware.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A People’s Story
Chapter 2: The Text is the Teacher
Chapter 3: Mnemonics, Methods, and Memory: Organizing and Encoding the American Story
Chapter 4: An American Character
Chapter 5: Genesis: Emergence and Migrations
Chapter 6: Apologetics: Why we are who we are
Chapter 7: Slaying the Monster
Chapter 8: The Narrative Divides
Chapter 9: The Narrative Re-joined
Conclusion: Who Will Write This Story?

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