This WISE course discusses the history of American history textbooks. We will focus on history books written for high school school students from the 19th to 21st century.
Syllabus will be here.
Class presentations will be here.
Swinton, William, First lessons in our country's history: bringing out its salient points, and aiming to combine simplicity with sense: with numerous illustrations
Ward, Paul (1980). Frances Fitzgerald, America revised: History schoolbooks in the twentieth century. _History and Theory_ 19 (3):362.