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Minorities in Textbooks: The Latest Chapter


by Sol M. Elkin - 1965

A successful protest in Detroit to insure a more accurate and humane portrayal of the Negro in American history textbooks is the event from which the author, a sociologist, and school administrator, takes his point of departure here. The implications of the occurrence, however, reach deep into our community life, our intellectual processes, and our educational practices. Is a "balanced" view of history—and therefore of our present problems—a possible one?


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 66 Number 6, 1965, p. 502-508
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2412, Date Accessed: 6/17/2021 5:19:23 PM

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