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Whitewashing war : historical myth, corporate textbooks, and possibilities for democratic education

Author: Christopher R Leahey
Publisher: New York : Teachers College, Columbia University, ©2010.
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Investigates how the political struggles over the social studies curriculum, the corporate domination of the textbook and testing industry, and the curricular constraints of the No Child Left Behind  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher R Leahey
ISBN: 9780807750438 0807750433 9780807750445 0807750441
OCLC Number: 432443273
Description: xiv, 146 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The atomic bomb, the Vietnam War, and the new American militarism --
Whose history is it? : a close look at the corporate textbook --
A patriotic rendering of the Gulf of Tonkin crisis --
Whitewashing the Tet Offensive and the failures of 1968 --
Recovering democratic history education in an era of standardization.
Responsibility: Christopher R. Leahey ; foreword by E. Wayne Ross.
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