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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

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“Russia My History”

A Hi-Tech Version of an Old History Textbook

Olga Konkka

Russia and several other post-Soviet states, the Soviet expression “Great Patriotic War” is widely used to refer to the conflict between National Socialist Germany and its allies and the USSR between 1941 and 1945. The Russia My History project follows

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De-Orientalizing the Western Gaze on Eastern Europe

The First Soviet Occupation in Lithuanian History Textbooks

Barbara Christophe

occupation of Lithuania in 1940 was a consequence of the secret protocols of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, signed on 23 August 1939, in which the USSR and Nazi Germany divided up the Eastern European and Baltic states between them. An early consequence of

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“Be Prepared!” (But Not Too Prepared)

Scouting, Soldiering, and Boys’ Roles in World War I

Lucy Andrew

increased rapidly. The rise of other world powers such as Germany, the United States, and Russia at this time put Britain in a vulnerable position. Germany, in particular, was seen as a threat to Britain on account of its geographical proximity and the

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Contested Citizenship

Public Schooling and Political Changes in Early Nineteenth Century Switzerland

Ingrid Brühwiler

. The canton was officially bilingual with a bilingual capital, several exclusively French-speaking districts, one bilingual district, and one German-speaking district. 25 For decades, various groups within the government and the church fought for

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Denis Vuka

—that related to the history of Albanian partisan resistance. 7 The Years of Albanian Socialism The socialist era in Albania began in November 1944 with the liberation of the country and the withdrawal of the last German troops. The first postwar years saw the

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Experiencing, Using, and Teaching History

Two History Teachers’ Relations to History and Educational Media

Robert Thorp

almost had tears in my eyes when I saw the footage from Germany … these scenes of joy when they cross [the border].” 40 This could be interpreted as suggesting that the Cold War is generally described in terms of the normalized West and the abnormal

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Negotiating the Nation in History

The Swedish State Approval Scheme for Textbooks and Teaching Aids from 1945 to 1983

Henrik Åström Elmersjö

-state. The shift toward the history of a people is easily turned into the history of an ethnic group, at least implicitly. In similar fashion to its German counterpart, as demonstrated in history textbooks there, 77 Swedish history education in the twentieth

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Working with the Cold War

Types of Knowledge in Swedish and Australian History Textbook Activities

Niklas Ammert and Heather Sharp

, Germany). However, it is interesting to see when the textbooks claim that the Cold War ends. Some say it ended when the Berlin Wall fell and the Soviet bloc collapsed, whereas others continue it into the twenty-first century, Table 2 School textbook