Brown, Anthony L., and Wayne Au, "Race, Memory, and Master Narratives: A Critical Essay on U.S. Curriculum History," Curriculum Inquiry, 44(June, 2014), 358-389.


Asserts that U. S. curriculum history has omitted non-white topics and texts; cites African-American, Mexican-American, Asian-American, Native-American curriculum discourses that need to be recovered and included in U.S curriculum history; explores possible reasons for these omissions; suggests questions for further research on curriculum history in the U.S.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum as a Field of Practice and Study, Critique and Utilization of Curriculum Research and Inquiry

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Critical Inquiry, Historical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Literature of Curriculum, Curriculum History, Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum


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