Books: Non-Fiction

Not Written in Stone: Learning and Unlearning American History Through 200 Years of Textbooks

Book – Non-fiction. By Kyle Ward. 2010.
A critique of the representation of history in textbooks.

Time Periods: All US History
Themes: Education

notwritteninstoneLooking at the different ways textbooks from different eras present the same historical events, Not Written in Stone offers an abridged and annotated version of Kyle Ward’s celebrated History in the Making specifically designed for classroom use. In each section, Ward provides an overview, questions for discussions and analysis, and then a fascinating chronological sampling of textbook excerpts which reveal the fascinating differences between different textbooks over time.

ISBN: 9781595581440 | Published by The New Press.