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History lessons : how textbooks from around the world portray U.S. history

Author: Dana Lindaman; Kyle Roy Ward
Publisher: New York : New Press, 2004.
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A glimpse into how the world views American history is offered in a study that presents a wide range of conflicting takes on events from textbooks in which many are the only authorized source of American history in their respective countries.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Lindaman; Kyle Roy Ward
ISBN: 1565848942 9781565848948 0965733912 9780965733915 9781595580825 1595580824
OCLC Number: 54096924
Description: xxi, 404 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Viking exploration --
Columbus --
British exploration --
Puritans --
French and Indian War --
Government in colonial America --
The American revolution --
The War of 1812 --
The Monroe Doctrine --
Manifest destiny --
Texas and the Mexican-American Wars --
Slavery --
The Civil War --
Immigration --
Opening of Japan --
The Spanish-American War --
Philippine-American War --
Boxer Rebellion --
U.S. interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean --
Causes of World War I --
The Great War --
Aftermath of the war --
Invasion of Russia --
The Treaty of Versailles --
The Great Depression --
World War II --
D-Day and the liberation of Europe --
Resistance --
World War II : Pacific theater --
The atomic bomb --
The origins of the Cold War --
The United Nations --
The Cuban revolution --
Korean War --
NATO --
McCarthyism --
Suez Canal --
The Cuban missile crisis --
The Pueblo incident --
The Vietnam War --
The end of the Cold War --
The hostage crisis in Iran --
Nicaragua in the 1980s --
Apartheid --
Free trade --
U.S.-Philippine relations --
Cuban-American relations --
The Middle East --
Nuclear weapons in North Korea --
A new world order.
Responsibility: Dana Lindaman and Kyle Ward.
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A glimpse into how the world views American history is offered in a study that presents a wide range of conflicting takes on events from textbooks in which many are the only authorized source of American history in their respective countries.

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