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Author Lindaman, Dana.
Title History lessons : how textbooks from around the world portray U.S. history / Dana Lindaman and Kyle Ward.
Imprint New York : New Press, 2004.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E175.85 .L56 2004    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E175.85 .L56 2004    AVAILABLE  
Author Lindaman, Dana.
Subject Textbooks -- Foreign countries -- Evaluation.
United States -- History -- Textbooks -- Evaluation.
United States -- History -- Study and teaching -- Foreign countries.
United States -- Foreign public opinion.
Genre/Form History.
Alt Name Ward, Kyle Roy, 1969-
Description xxi, 404 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-382) and index.
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.
Summary 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.
Local Note MALONE: David J. Swope Collection
ISBN 1565848942 (hc.)
9781565848948 (hc.)
0965733912 (pbk.)
9780965733915 (pbk.)
9781595580825 (pbk.)
1595580824 (pbk.)
OCLC # 54096924