From Makers of Virginia History by J. A. C. Chandler (1904) More on Chandler here. This is one in a series of posts that pays homage to The Art of Google Books.
From A Young People’s History of Virginia and Virginians for Use in Schools and in the Homes of Virginians by Dabney Herndon Maury (1896): I have not found occasion to tell the history… Read More»
On Google Books, I discovered the above pages to be inscribed the books’ authors. Click for larger images. United States History for Young Americans by Matthew Page Andrews (1916) To… Read More»
From School History of the United States by Albert Bushnell Hart (1918) This is one in a series of posts that pays homage to The Art of Google Books.
From “Rewriting American History,” an article by Frances FitzGerald published in the New Yorker on February 26, 1979: History textbooks for elementary and secondary schools are not like other kinds… Read More»
From Sadlier’s Excelsior Studies in the History of the United States for Schools by William H. Sadlier (1879) This is one in a series of posts that pays homage to The Art… Read More»
Dear Art History Dissertation Committee, What if I wrote a whole entire book blog post on the way that nineteenth and early twentieth century American and Virginia history textbooks used art… Read More»
This world map stretches across two pages and shows the routes of various European explorers. From The Eclectic History of the United States by Mary Elsie Thalheimer (1881) This is one… Read More»
Not that you didn’t already know this, but here’s a snippet from Sir Walter Raleigh: In Life & Legend by Mark Nicholls and Penry Williams: The well-worn tale of how… Read More»
From yesterday morning’s Washington Post: As classrooms become better equipped with interactive white boards and other gadgets, more teachers are looking for digital content and adopting an assumption that prevails… Read More»