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Author Joyce, Barry Alan, author.
Title The first U.S. history textbooks : constructing and disseminating the American tale in the nineteenth century / Barry Joyce.
Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, [2015]

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E175.85 .J69 2015    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E175.85 .J69 2015    AVAILABLE  
Author Joyce, Barry Alan, author.
Subject Historiography -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Textbooks -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Textbooks -- Evaluation.
Genre/Form History.
Add Title First United States history textbooks
Description vii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-326) and index.
Contents A people's story -- The text is the teacher -- Mnemonics, methods, and memory: organizing and encoding the American story -- An American character -- Genesis: emergence and migrations -- Apologetics: why we are who we are -- Slaying the monster -- The narrative divides -- The narrative re-joined -- Conclusion: who will write this story?
ISBN 9781498502153 (cloth : alk. paper)
1498502156 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781498502160 (electronic)
OCLC # 908990775