It’s great work. While my post-modern sensibilities can “see” the USA/Canada perspective, you’re VERY CLEAR about this perspective throughout your materials. You neither have a tone of apology nor bragging, simply “matter-of-fact”. I love the inclusions of stereotypes vs realities. As a boy I was keenly aware of stereotyping in my history classes and I could tell when a text or teacher was prejudicial or a good teacher or text. My time frame for school was the whole 1980s. Sixth grade history book had blond hair, blue-eyed, clean-shaven cavemen. An 8th grade teacher referred to North American Indians as “lazy” vs South American indians – and wasn’t the only teacher to do so. From what I’ve seen, you have avoided such very specific American traps while also maintaining a perspective which works throughout North America and its value system. I think your writing on the land of immigrants and your approach sold me. Difficult topic to stay balanced on particularly in few words but I’d say that you did so.

It’s great work. While my post-modern sensibilities can “see” the USA/Canada perspective, you’re VERY CLEAR about this perspective throughout your materials. You neither have a tone of apology nor bragging, simply “matter-of-fact”.
 
I love the inclusions of stereotypes vs realities.
 
As a boy I was keenly aware of stereotyping in my history classes and I could tell when a text or teacher was prejudicial or a good teacher or text. My time frame for school was the whole 1980s.
 
Sixth grade history book had blond hair, blue-eyed, clean-shaven cavemen.
 
An 8th grade teacher referred to North American Indians as “lazy” vs South American indians – and wasn’t the only teacher to do so.
 
From what I’ve seen, you have avoided such very specific American traps while also maintaining a perspective which works throughout North America and its value system.
 
I think your writing on the land of immigrants and your approach sold me. Difficult topic to stay balanced on particularly in few words but I’d say that you did so.
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