Politics and the History Curriculum

The Struggle over Standards in Texas and the Nation

  • Editors
  • Keith A. Erekson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Rewriting History in Texas

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Keith A. Erekson
      Pages 2-17
    3. Gene B. Preuss
      Pages 18-38
    4. Laura K. Muñoz, Julio Noboa
      Pages 40-58
    5. Jesús F. de la Teja
      Pages 60-73
    6. Stephen Cure
      Pages 74-87
  3. Analysis and Alternatives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Julio Noboa
      Pages 102-125
    3. Richard T. Hughes
      Pages 126-147
    4. David C. Fisher
      Pages 170-193
    5. Linda J. Black
      Pages 194-210
    6. Linda K. Salvucci
      Pages 212-230
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 231-243

About this book


The politicians and pastors who revised the Texas social studies standards made worldwide headlines. Politics and the History Curriculum sets the debate over the Texas standards within a broad context of politics, religion, media, and education, providing a clear analysis of these events and recommendations for teachers and policy makers.


education history Nation politics religion

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