I would like to plug a new early modern Europe textbook with a chapter by me on the Ottoman Empire. I hope it's of use to those of you who are teaching undergrad survey courses on early modern Europe and want to incorporate the Ottomans and the wider world in general.
I wonder if this is touched upon in Barry Joyce's 2015 book, The First U.S. History Textbooks: Constructing and Disseminating the American Tale in the Nineteenth Century.
Our book history colleagues over at SHARP (The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing) may be able to shed some light on this too.
There may be a simple answer to his question lying around somewhere, but if so I haven't found it. At what point(s) did institutions of higher education, especially those engaged in scholarly research, begin to distinguish between original research published in academic presses and the authorship of works either for the general public or for schools published in the trade press? Perhaps I am not phrasing this as precisely as I could, but I have a feeling that subscribers to H-Education will catch what I'm referring to. The distinction lives in research universities' promotion and tenure