Problematic or Flawed Textbooks


A flawed or problematic text includes egregious errors, glaring omissions, questionable inclusions, or political, ethnic, cultural and other biases. Many of these are agenda-based.

  1. Houghton Mifflin, A Message of Ancient Days, 1999
  2. Glencoe, The Human Experience, 1999
  3. Glencoe, World Geography, 2000
  4. Holt Rinehart and Winston, World History People and Nations, 2000
  5. Prentice Hall, World History Connections to Today, 2001
  6. Prentice Hall, World Regions in Global Context People, Places and Environments, 2002
  7. Prentice Hall, World Geography Building a Global Perspective, 2002
  8. **Performance Education, The Cold War across the Globe, The Middle East, 2002
  9. **Performance Education, The Middle Ages – Islam, 2002
  10. **Performance Education, Ancient Hebrews, 2002
  11. **Abdo, World in Conflict The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 2002
  12. **Abdo, World in Conflict Islamic Fundamentalism, 2002
  13. **Abdo, World in Conflict Terrorist Groups, 2002
  14. Houghton Mifflin, World History Patterns of Interaction, 2003
  15. Houghton Mifflin, Across the Centuries, 2003
  16. Holt Rinehart and Winston, World History The Human Journey, 2003
  17. Houghton Mifflin, Discover Our Heritage World Cultures and Geography, 2003
  18. Macmillan–McGraw Hill, Our World, 2003
  19. **Chelsea House, The Palestinian Authority, 2003
  20. Prentice-Hall, World Cultures: A Global Mosaic, 2004
  21. **Rosen Publishing, War and Conflict in the Middle East Israel’s War of Independence, 2004
  22. **Rosen, War and Conflict in the Middle East The Suez Crisis, 2004
  23. **Rosen, War and Conflict in the Middle East The Six Day War, 2004
  24. **Rosen, War and Conflict in the Middle East The Yom Kippur War, 2004
  25. **Rosen, War and Conflict in the Middle East The Intifadas, 2004
  26. Prentice Hall, World Regions in Global Context People, Places and Environments, 2005
  27. Teachers’ Curriculum Institute, History Alive! The Medieval World and Beyond, 2005
  28. Pearson Prentice Hall, The American Nation, 2005
  29. Pearson Prentice-Hall, World Regions in Global Context Peoples, Places and Environments, 2005
  30. Pearson Prentice-Hall, World History Connections to Today, 2005
  31. Harcourt, Horizons World History, 2005
  32. Pearson Prentice-Hall, African-American History, 2006
  33. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, World History Medieval to Early Modern Times, 2006
  34. McDougal Littell, World History Medieval and Early Modern Times, 2006
  35. Pearson Prentice-Hall, Global History and Geography, 2007
  36. Pearson Prentice-Hall, America History of Our Nation, 2007
  37. McDougal Littell, World History – Patterns of Interaction, 2007
  38. McDougal Littell, Modern World History – Patterns of Interaction, 2007
  39. Pearson Prentice-Hall, World Explorer: People, Places and Cultures, 2007
  40. Pearson Prentice-Hall, World Geography: Building a Global Perspective, 2007
  41. Pearson Prentice Hall, World History, 2007
  42. McDougal Littell, American History, 2008
  43. Holt Rinehart and Winston, World History Human Legacy, 2008
  44. Holt Rinehart and Winston, American History, 2008
  45. McGraw-Hill Glencoe, World History, 2008
  46. McGraw-Hill Glencoe, The American Vision, 2008
  47. McGraw-Hill Glencoe, World Geography and Cultures, 2008
  48. Pearson AGS Globe, World History, 2008
  49. McGraw-Hill Glencoe, The American Journey, 2009
  50. McDougal Littell, World Geography, 2009
  51. Prentice Hall, United States History, 2010
  52. Prentice Hall, World History, 2011

** These publishing houses are small companies with growing readership.