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Historical literacy : the case for history in American education

Author: Paul A Gagnon; Bradley Commission on History in Schools.
Publisher: New York : Macmillan ; London : Collier Macmillan Publishers, ©1989.
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Seventeen essays by the commission and America's leading historians on the issues facing the teaching of history.
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Historical literacy.
New York : Macmillan ; London : Collier Macmillan Publishers, c1989
(OCoLC)622296638
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Gagnon; Bradley Commission on History in Schools.
ISBN: 0025421115 9780025421110
OCLC Number: 19555578
Description: xiii, 338 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Why the Time Is Right to Reform the History Curriculum / Kenneth T. Jackson, Barbara B. Jackson --
Building a History Curriculum: Guidelines for Teaching History in Schools / The Bradley Commission on History in Schools --
The Plight of History in American Schools / David Ravitch --
History and Progressivism: A Century of Reform Proposals / Hazel W. Hertsberg --
Why Study History? Three Historians Respond / William H. McNeill, Michael Kammen, Gordon A. Craig --
History as a Humanistic Discipline / Gordon A. Craig --
History Is Our Heritage: The Past in Contemporary American Culture / Michael Kammen How History Helps Us to Understand Current Affairs / William H. McNeill --
Returning History to the Elementary Schools / Charlotte Crabtree --
Public Culture: Inclusion and Synthesis in American History / Thomas Bender --
Old and New Patterns for the History of Western Civilization / Theodore K. Rabb --
Central Themes for World History / Ross E. Dunn --
History for a Democratic Society: The Work of All the People / Gary B. Nash --
Obstacles Teachers Confront: What Needs to Change / John Arevalo, Marjorie Bingham, Louise Cox Byron, Claudia J. Hoone, Charles Shotland --
Toward Better Teacher Preparation and Certification / Suzanne M. Wilson, Gary Sykes For Better Secondary Teaching: Stories Old and New / Joseph P. Ribar --
For Better Elementary Teaching: Methods Old and New / Elain Wrisley Reed.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Gagnon and the Bradley Commission on History in Schools.

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Seventeen essays by the commission and America's leading historians on the issues facing the teaching of history.

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