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Places of Progress? Technology Museums, Memory, and Education

Christian Kehrt and Daniel Brandau

technologies. Karin Königsberger has shown how societal debates on nuclear energy influenced and changed the design of the energy and physics exhibitions at the Deutsches Museum in Munich. 39 Similar challenges and conflicts can be observed when energy

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Spatial Relations and the Struggle for Space

Friedrich Ratzel’s Impact on German Education from the Wilhelmine Empire to the Third Reich

Troy Paddock

Geographie (Munich and Leipzig: Oldenbourg, 1897), 8. 13 Ibid., 4. 14 James Hunter, Perspectives on Ratzel’s Political Geography (Lanham: University Press of America, 1983). 15 Ratzel, Politische Geographie , 10. 16 Woodruff Smith, “Friedrich Ratzel and

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Andreas Weiß

ohne Volk: Zur Imaginationsgeschichte der kolonialen Geographie,” in Kolonialismus: Kolonialdiskurs und Genozid , ed. Mihran Dabag, Horst Gründer, and Uwe-K. Ketelsen (Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2004), 95–110; on the criticism of geography lessons as the

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“Presentism” Versus “Path Dependence”?

Reflections on the Second World War in Russian Textbooks of the 1990s

Serguey Ehrlich

Britain and France” 54 as a result of the Munich Agreement, which in the Soviet tradition is often called “the Munich Conspiracy.” 55 Elsewhere, the authors observe that “English and French politicians admitted that Munich had opened a way for Nazi

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Ad Fontes Digitales!?

Margins of Representation When Incorporating Medieval Sources into a German Digital History Textbook

Andreas Willershausen

, ed. Thomas Martin Buck (Münster, New York and Munich: Waxmann Verlag, 2011), 255–267, here 258f. 12 Schreiber, Körber, and Borries, Historisches Denken , 17 (quotation), 22–24. 13 Christoph Bramann, “Arbeitsaufträge und Kompetenzen

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Introduction: World Knowledge and Non-European Space

Nineteenth Century Geography Textbooks and Children’s Books

Andreas Weiß

Honold, “Raum ohne Volk: Zur Imaginationsgeschichte der kolonialen Geographie,” in Kolonialismus: Kolonialdiskurs und Genozid , ed. Mirhan Dabag, Horst Gründer, and Uwe-K. Ketelsen (Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 2004), 95–110. See also Richard Phillips, Mapping

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“The Community is Everything, The Individual is Nothing”

The Second World War in Russian History Education

Dagmara Moskwa

of the RH textbooks used before the standardization of history teaching, such as Danilov OT RH and Dmitrenko OT. As we characterize the textbook narrative about the war, there is no avoiding references to the Munich Agreement and the Molotov

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Peenemünde Contested

Remembering Second World War Technologies in Rural East Germany from 1984 to 1992

Daniel Brandau

Museum of Polish Military Technology (Muzeum Polskiej Techniki Wojskowej) in Warsaw, and the Deutsches Museum in Munich focus mostly on objects, regional museums are often born out of particular sites and local contexts. This includes, first and foremost

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Denis Vuka

Schmitt and Eva Anne Frantz (Munich: Oldenbourg, 2009), 61–80, 65–66. 2 Fatos Lubonja, “Between the Glory of a Virtual World and the Misery of a Real World,” in Albanian Identities: Myth and History , ed. Stephanie Schwandner-Sievers and Bernd J. Fischer

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History Teaching and Cultural Hegemony

Representations of the Spanish Civil War in Francoist History Textbooks of the 1960s

Johanna Fricke

protests erupted, followed by workers’ strikes. 9 The democratic opposition parties reorganized and, at a much publicized meeting in Munich in June 1962, adopted a document calling for the creation of a democratic governmental system. 10 They also