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

Andreas Willershausen

considered an example of heroism. Crusaders were presented as having stood up for the Christian faith and having sought to protect the holy sites of Christianity. Today, the Crusades are usually judged more negatively: as a war that cost the lives of many

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Teaching National Identity and Alterity

Nineteenth Century American Primary School Geography Textbooks

Bahar Gürsel

Christianity to the New World. The natives, by contrast, are portrayed as tiny human-shaped dark shadows and are situated at the opposite end of the illustration, where they are difficult to see. The focal point of the image is unquestionably Columbus, who is

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Challenging Substantive Knowledge in Educational Media

A Case Study of German History Textbooks

Lucas Frederik Garske

Christianity is “brought to the Teutons” and how other Teutons had already “got[ten] to know the Christian belief” and then “often became Christians.” 33 Christianization is described as a “challenge” to the missionaries because “it was difficult to convert

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Denis Vuka

Christianity. 34 A year later, in the city of Lezhë, a convention of local lords established a military alliance that would come to be known as the League of Lezhë. Skanderbeg was elected commander-in-chief of the League, which was not exclusively made up of

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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

the partitions of Poland. Textbooks are consistent in maintaining that civilization, including Christianity, was brought to eastern Europe by the Germans. 32 In every aspect, German culture was superior. One text simply states that, “The superiority

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Kaoru Miyazawa

marriage as what Eggleston et al. (1999) think of as acts of transgression that deserve punishment. This is not a surprising coincidence when we reflect on the history of colonization that involved the travel of Christianity and its values concerning

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War Memories and Online Encyclopedias

Framing 30 June 1941 in Wikipedia

Mykola Makhortykh

also, correspondingly, from Russia. Most of them, however, are less forthcoming about their political and historical views. For instance, although Nordri-midgard professes his interest in both the OUN and Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) and Christianity

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The Schoolboy Sports Story

A Phenomenon and a Period Distinctive in the Cultural History of America

R.W. (Bob) Reising

, but readers reared on trade books will find it difficult to access. It is unfortunate, too, that Muscular Christianity receives but one brief mention; as Clifford Putney explains in Muscular Christianity (2001) , that movement proved powerful during

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Mofeyisara Oluwatoyin Omobowale, Offiong Esop Akpabio, and Olukemi Kehinde Amodu

(late adolescence) 128 24.8   Mean age of respondents 14.45 ± 2.59 Sex   Male 270 52.3   Female 246 47.7 Religion   Christianity 280 54.3   Islam 236 45.7 Highest educational

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Male Migrants’ Attitudes to Homosexuality and What Age Has To Do with It

Katarzyna Wojnicka

without children. Sixteen research participants identified as heterosexual and two homosexual. All of them declared an attachment to Christianity. The research participants were recruited using a variety of methods, which are described in detail in