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History of American schoolbooks

Charles H. Carpenter

History of American schoolbooks

by Charles H. Carpenter

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Textbooks -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 279-300. Bibliographical footnotes.

      Other titlesAmerican schoolbooks.
      Statementby Charles Carpenter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLT23 .C3 1963
      The Physical Object
      Pagination322 p.
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5850740M
      LC Control Number62010747

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        No matter where you live, if your children go to public schools, the textbooks they use were very possibly written under Texas influence. If they graduated with a reflexive suspicion of the concept of separation of church and state and an unexpected interest in the contributions of the National Rifle Association to American history, you know who to blame.   Unwritten History of African Americans and Natives. Dr. Arica L. Coleman is the assistant professor of Black American Studies at the University of Delaware. She is African American and Native American (Rappahannock).

      The first person to write a dictionary of American English and permanently alter the spelling of American English, Noah Webster through his spelling book taught millions of American children to read for the first half-century of the republic and millions more to spell for the following half-century. About was established in and is Ireland's largest school book shop. is % Irish owned. was established to take the hassle out of buying school books and bring better value to parents.


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History of American schoolbooks by Charles H. Carpenter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: Little Brown & Co; 1st edition (June 1, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: 1 pounds Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews Amazon Cited by: The lineage of American schoolbooks, like that of our educational system, goes back to Europe and, particularly, to England.

The first schoolbooks used in the United States were printed in England and for two hundred years a great influx of books came from sources outside this country.

Edwin Grant Dexter, an education historian, referring to schoolbooks of the nineteenth century alone in his History of Education in the United States, said, "Their titles alone would fill a volume." The subject matter set forth is confined to books used in what are generally designated as common schools -- the elementary, secondary, and high schools.

First edition. Discusses New England primers, other types of primers, readers especially the McGuffey, rhetoric and foreign language books, and other types of text books.

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Ravitch's latest book "The Death And Life Of The Great American School System" criticizes the effect of the recent Gazillionaires' (Bill Gates et al) philanthropy on modern education.

Gatto analyzes the agendas of the first generation of great educational philanthropists: Carnegie, Ford, and Rockefeller among by: America Revised: History Schoolbooks in the Twentieth Century.

Frances FitzGerald. Vintage Books, - Fiction - pages. reflective examination of American history textbooks by an author (Fire in the Lake) of consuming curiosity and no crippling allegiances. Volume of Vintage books: Author: Frances FitzGerald: Publisher 5/5(1). 19th Century Schoolbooks Description A full-text collection of over one hundred textbooks published in the s; includes two surveys of historic schoolbooks by Dr.

John A. Nietz, the founder of the Nietz Old Textbook Collection. History of American Schoolbooks (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, c), by Charles H. Carpenter (page images at HathiTrust) The American Way of Publishing: Your Safeguard Against Subversion in Textbooks (ca.

), by American Textook Publishers Institute (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Guardians of tradition, American schoolbooks of the nineteenth century by Ruth Miller Elson,University of Nebraska Press edition, in EnglishCited by: History of American schoolbooks. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles H Carpenter.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: history of spelling (19 items) by reedl1 updated Confirm this request. You may have already requested this. Forming the American Mind; Early Schoolbooks and Their Compilers, Agra: Satish Book Enterprises, p. In examining the history of early schoolbooks in America, it is important to note that the first schoolbooks used in the colonies were imports.

Following industry standards, these imported books were used until the American printing industry was fully developed and functional. Find ss Textbooks at up to 90% off. Plus get free shipping on qualifying orders $25+. Choose from used and new textbooks or get instant access with eTextbooks and digital materials.

Textbooks. In the 17th century, colonists imported schoolbooks from England. ByBoston publishers were reprinting the English Protestant Tutor under the title of The New England Primer. The Primer was built on rote memorization.

By simplifying Calvinist theology, the Primer enabled the Puritan child to define the limits of the self by relating his life to the authority of God and his.

The school- books delineated for him an idealized image both of himself and of the history that had produced the admired American type. They were a compendium of ideas popularly approved at the time, and they offer an excellent index of concepts considered "proper" for the nineteenth-century American.

A textbook is a comprehensive compilation of content in a branch of study. Textbooks are produced to meet the needs of educators, usually at educational institutions. Schoolbooks are textbooks and other books used in schools.

Today, many textbooks are published in both print format and digital formats. A book about the way the American History non-college textbooks have changed since the late s.

Pretty informative, but also pretty boring. I do wish the book was more up to date: I would have liked to have read how the trends he was spotting in the late s turned out (or are turning out)/5.

When the Revolutionary War cut off schoolbooks from England, many schools adopted American lexicographer Noah Webster's reader for students, American Spelling Book (), and later his.

A new fourth-grade Virginia history textbook was found to contain the dubious assertion that battalions of African-American soldiers fought for. How Textbooks Can Teach Different Versions Of History: NPR Ed About 5 million public school students in Texas this year will get new and controversial textbooks that critics say water down history.This analysis of U.S.

history textbooks from the 19th century to the present examines how and why textbooks have changed during certain decades. The book is organized into three chapters. Chapter I, Past Masters, discusses the politics of textbook publishing, the influence of large adoption units, and the book from which a majority of American school children learned history: David Saville Cited by: When it comes to an American history book, the author could be extremely patriotic and portray the past the way he sees it.

He could see westward expansion as the great manifest destiny, while.