American Indians at Wounded Knee in Current U.S. History High School Textbooks: Discourse Analysis Using the Appraisal Judgment System

12 Pages Posted: 4 Aug 2010 Last revised: 7 Aug 2010

Date Written: August 4, 2010

Abstract

Discourse analysis of two currently popular U.S. history textbooks that applies the Systemic functional Linguistics based APPRAISAL system to determine judments made about American Indian peoples.

Keywords: textbooks, American Indians, discourse analysis, curriculum, Native American, schooling

JEL Classification: I2, I21, I29, J7, N41, Z00

Suggested Citation

Simpson, Michael W., American Indians at Wounded Knee in Current U.S. History High School Textbooks: Discourse Analysis Using the Appraisal Judgment System (August 4, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1653223 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1653223

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