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The School Textbook : History, Geography and Social Studies - William E. Marsden

The School Textbook

History, Geography and Social Studies

Paperback Published: 29th September 2001
ISBN: 9780713040432
Number Of Pages: 305

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A study of the school textbook grounded in historical and comparative perspectives. The approach is broadly chronological, revealing changes in the theory and practice of textbook production and use. The book focuses largely on three associated subjects - geography, history and social studies.

List of Illustrationsp. vi
Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Reviewing the American Experiencep. 13
British Historical Perspectivesp. 33
The British Anti-Textbook Ethosp. 55
Matter: Continuity and Change in Subject Contentp. 71
Method: Continuity and Change in Pedagogical Processesp. 93
Mission: (1) Bias, Prejudice and Stereotypingp. 128
Mission: (2) Nationalism and Internationalism: Schooling for War and Peacep. 148
Mission: (3) Propaganda, Indoctrination and Censorshipp. 167
Choosing and Using Textbooksp. 190
National Curricula, National Standards and Textbooksp. 215
Referencesp. 239
Indexp. 299
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ISBN: 9780713040432
ISBN-10: 0713040432
Series: Woburn Education Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 305
Published: 29th September 2001
Publisher: F CASS PUBN
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.85  x 2.31
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1