Bibliography — History Textbooks

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  • Limerick, Patricia Nelson. “The Case of the Premature Departure: The Trans-Mississippi West and American History Textbooks.” The Journal of American History (March 1992): 1380-94.

  • Lipsitz, George. “The Politics and Pedagogy of Popular Culture in Contemporary Textbooks.” The Journal of American History 78, no. 4 (1992): 1395-1400.

  • Cobble, Dorothy Sue, and Alice Kessler-Harris. “The New Labor History in American History Textbooks.” The Journal of American History 79, no. 4 (1993): 1534-45.

  • Filene, Peter G. “Narrating Progressivism: Unitarian vs. Pluralist vs. Students.” The Journal of American History 79, no. 4 (March 1993): 1546-62.

  • Beck, Isabel L., and Margaret G. McKeown. “Outcomes of History Instruction: Paste-up Accounts.” In Cognitive and Instructional Processes in History and the Social Sciences , edited by Mario Carretero and James F. Voss, 237-56. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1994.

  • Cha-Jua, Sundiata Keita, and Robert E. Weems, Jr. “Coming into Focus: The Treatment of African Americans in Post-Civil War United States History Survey Texts.” The Journal of American History 80, no. 4 (March 1994): 1408-19.

  • Gordon, Linda. “The Treatment of Family Issues in United States History Textbooks: General Thoughts and Review of Several Examples.” The Journal of American History 80, no. 4 (1994): 1337-40.

  • Gosse, Van. “Consensus and Contradiction in Textbooks Treatment of the Sixties.” The Journal of American History 82, no. 2 (September 1995): 658-69.

  • Henretta, James A. “The Triumph of the Academy: French Style.” The Journal of American History 82, no. 2 (September 1995): 641-43.

  • Holt, Thomas C. “Reconstruction in United States History Textbooks.” The Journal of American History 81, no. 4 (1995): 1641-51.

  • Philisper, Dirk. “Test the West: American History through the Lens of German Survey Texts.” The Journal of American History 82, no. 2 (September 1995): 651-57.

  • Salvucci, Linda K. “Did NAFTA Rewrite History? Recent Mexican Views of the United States Past.” The Journal of American History 82, no. 2 (September 1995): 643-47.

  • Vecoli, Rudolph J. “Italian Historians Interpret American History.” The Journal of American History 82, no. 2 (September 1995): 648-50.

  • Walker, J. Samuel. “The Origins of the Cold War in United States History Textbooks.” The Journal of American History 81, no. 4 (1995): 1552-61.

  • Kolchin, Peter. “Slavery in United States Survey Textbooks.” The Journal of American History 84, no. 4 (March 1998): 1425-38.

  • Masur, Louis P. “Pictures have Now Become a Necessity: The Use of Images in American History Textbooks.” The Journal of American History 84, no. 4 (March 1998): 1409-24.

  • Shulman, Bruce J. “Out of the Streets and Into the Classroom: The New Left and the Counterculture in United States History Textbooks.” The Journal of American History 85, no. 4 (March 1999): 1527-34.

  • Nash, Gary B. “The ‘Convergence’ Paradigm in Studying Early American History in the Schools.” In Knowing, Teaching, and Learning History: National and International Perspectives , edited by Peter N. Stearns, Peter Seixas and Sam Wineburg, 102-20. New York: New York University Press, 2000.

  • Rodrguez, Joseph A., and Vicki L. Ruiz. “At Loose Ends: Twentieth-Century Latinos in Current United States History Textbooks.” The Journal of American History 86, no. 4 (March 2002): 1689-99.

  • Aldous, C., and M. Hicks. A Survey of Historical Source Work in Higher Education . Winchester: King Alfred’s College, 2003.

  • Boyd, Josh. “A Different Kind of [Text]Book: Using Fiction in the Classroom. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.” Communication Education 53, no. 4 (Oct 2004): 340-47.

  • Zimmerman, Jonathan. “Brown-ing the American Textbook: History, Psychology, and the Origins of Modern Multiculturalism.” History of Education Quarterly 44, no. 1 (Spring 2004).

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