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America revised

history schoolbooks in the twentieth century

by Frances FitzGerald

  • 291 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Textbook bias -- United States,
    • United States -- History -- Textbooks,
    • United States -- Historiography,
    • United States -- History -- Study and teaching

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFrances FitzGerald.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175.85 .F57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p. ;
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4412872M
      ISBN 100316284246
      LC Control Number79016555

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