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Narrating the Second World War

History Textbooks and Nation Building in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine

Lina Klymenko

/Russian soldiers of the Red Army and Soviet partisans) against the German occupiers Fight of the Soviet people and the Belarusian people (Belarusian and Soviet soldiers of the Red Army, Belarusian and Soviet partisans) against the German occupiers Fight of the

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Introduction: World Knowledge and Non-European Space

Nineteenth Century Geography Textbooks and Children’s Books

Andreas Weiß

anthropological terms. To demonstrate the similarities and differences between “modern” nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century educational programs, we have collected examples from the German Empire, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Turkey, the United

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Nazism and the Holocaust in Indian History Textbooks

Basabi Khan Banerjee and Georg Stöber

Bengal, and the Arabian Sea. In Nazi ideology, “Aryan” was linked with the German word meaning “honor” ( Ehre ) in order to create the notion of a blond, pale-skinned, blue-eyed, and pure-blooded “Aryan race.” 5 Likewise, the swastika was an ancient

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Educational Films: A Historical Review of Media Innovation in Schools

Eckhardt Fuchs, Anne Bruch, and Michael Annegarn-Gläß

Translator : Nicola Watson

, production and analysis must incorporate pedagogical expertise. 4 Most frequently found in German contemporary sources is the term Kulturfilm (“cultural film”), which became synonymous with all nonfiction films until the 1950s. Principally instructional

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“Presentism” Versus “Path Dependence”?

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

Serguey Ehrlich

, the fascist states Germany and Italy allied with militarist Japan”; 17 “fascism in power in Germany”; 18 and “German-fascist troops.” 19 In Soviet times, it was common to qualify Hitler's regime as “fascism” rather than “Nazism,” in order to avoid

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Educational Film Studies

A Burgeoning Field of Research

Anne Bruch

also the topic of study in the above mentioned monograph by Wolfgang Fuhrmann, Imperial Projections: Screening the German Colonies . 45 He focuses on the ethnographers’ experience with the new medium of film and German notion of ethnology

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“The Community is Everything, The Individual is Nothing”

The Second World War in Russian History Education

Dagmara Moskwa

a war of liberation (of Europe from fascism) and defense (of Soviet territory from Germany). For Russians, the first phase of the Second World War (from 1939 to 1941) holds different connotations than it does for Western Europeans. From the Russian

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Putting the Culture into Bioculturalism

A Naturalized Aesthetics and the Challenge of Modernism

Dominic Topp

the representation of emotions and on our recognition of the emotional states of characters in a scene from the German film series Heimat 3: Chronik einer Zeitenwende (Edgar Reitz, 2004). His choice of this example relates to the fact that it may

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Dutch Economic Textbooks in the 1970s

Raising the Status of a New Secondary School Type by Means of Mathematical Abstraction

Gerrit F. Gorter, Hilda T. A. Amsing, and Jeroen J. H. Dekker

different type of economics education than those who wish to offer pupils mainly an introduction to economics. With these two factors serving as the backdrop, we will examine economics education in the United States, Great Britain, and West Germany Figure 1

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Esilda Luku

which the Holocaust took place in general terms as “Germany” or “Europe,” avoiding more specific terms such as “General Government,” “occupied territories,” or “satellite states.” 31 By contrast, when addressing the subject of concentration camps, the