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The portrayal of the Middle East in secondary school U.S. textbooks

by Brockway, Elizabeth Marie.

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Marc Simon, Advisor This thesis has provided the analytical framework to answer the question: Do American junior and high school World History textbooks present a biased perception of the Middle East? Through both quantitative and qualitative research, this study has found that the ten World History textbooks analyzed presented a biased perspective of the Middle East through word use, omission of data and the presentation of inaccurate information. The thesis is divided into five chapters, summarized as follows:
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School:Bowling Green State University

School Location:USA - Ohio

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:islam in textbooks arabs textbook bias middle east united states

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