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A comparison of the African-American presence in an earlier and later American history textbook

Author: Cora Lee Upshur-Ransome
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2000.
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"A Comparison of the African American Presence in an Early and Later American History Textbook, uses content analysis of texts to alert readers to the omission and distortion of the history of African-Americans, in the hope that this practice will motivate readers to help change this unfair practice. This will be an important and useful book to teachers and curriculum committees, and will assist them in planning  Read more...
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Upshur-Ransome, Cora Lee.
Comparison of the African-American presence in an earlier and later American history textbook.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2000
(OCoLC)606519172
Online version:
Upshur-Ransome, Cora Lee.
Comparison of the African-American presence in an earlier and later American history textbook.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2000
(OCoLC)609199863
Named Person: Lewis Paul Todd
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cora Lee Upshur-Ransome
ISBN: 0761818375 9780761818373
OCLC Number: 45387495
Description: 137 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Purpose of the Study --
Review of the Literature --
African-American Historians Educators, and Scholars View African-American Studies and History --
African-American History: From Slavery to Freedom to Slavery --
Race Relations --
Early Explorations and Settlement --
Inventors --
Contributions --
The Black Church --
The Civil Rights Movement --
Black History --
From the Old South to the New South to the Old South --
Content Analysis --
Personalities in the System --
The Structure and condition of the System --
Domestic Needs --
Specific Group Interests --
Public Opinion --
Organizational Needs, Values, and Traditions --
Early Explorations and Settlement --
Race Relations --
Role Models --
The Black Church --
Civil Rights --
Slave Revolts Education --
Writing Across the Curriculum --
Philosophy Statement --
Writing Intensive Courses at BSU --
Goals for a Writing Intensive Course --
Criteria for Writing Intensive Course at BSU --
Writing Intensive Course Requirements --
Additional Writing Intensive Courses --
Checklist for Writing Intensive Courses --
Components for a Teaching Portfolio --
Writing Across the Curriculum Support Services for Students at BSU --
WAC Faculty --
University committee Composition and Responsibilities --
Contributions --
Inventors --
The Old South --
Design of the Study --
Data-Gathering Procedures --
Analysis of the Data --
Limitations of the Data --
Significance of the Study.
Responsibility: Cora Lee Upshur-Ransome.

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"A Comparison of the African American Presence in an Early and Later American History Textbook, uses content analysis of texts to alert readers to the omission and distortion of the history of African-Americans, in the hope that this practice will motivate readers to help change this unfair practice. This will be an important and useful book to teachers and curriculum committees, and will assist them in planning more effectively and efficiently for students."--Jacket.

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