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Race, Ethnicity and Education in the United States : What is Taught in School - Theresa R. Richardson

Race, Ethnicity and Education in the United States

What is Taught in School

Hardcover Published: 5th September 2000
ISBN: 9781593110819
Number Of Pages: 340

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Some of the topics looked at in this text include: Myths & history in the making of race and ethnicity. What is not taught in school: The origin of British north America and racial slavery. The contradictions of humanism and exceptionalism on the road to revolution: Abolition & the invention of racism: The great divide.

Series Forwordp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Myths and History in the Making of Race and Ethnicityp. 1
What Is Not Taught in School: The Origin of British North America and Racial Slaveryp. 25
"Citty Upon a Hill": The Contradictions of Humanism and Exceptionalism on the Road to Revolutionp. 53
The American Revolution to the Civil War: Abolition, and the Invention of Racismp. 85
The Great Divide: The Civil War to Modern Racismp. 119
Education and the Melting Pot: Ethnicity in the Era of Jim Crowp. 149
Civil Rights Movement: The Long Road to Freedomp. 181
The Politics of Educational Opportunity and Identityp. 219
Conclusion: Understanding the Past for Today and All Tomorrowsp. 253
Bibliographyp. 281
Indexp. 301
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ISBN: 9781593110819
ISBN-10: 1593110812
Series: International Perspectives on Curriculum
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 340
Published: 5th September 2000
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.67