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Keith Crawford

This article offers a critical exploration of social studies textbooks and allied curriculum materials used in New South Wales primary schools between 1930 and 1960, and of the way in which these texts positioned, discussed, and assessed Aboriginal Australians. With reference to European commitments to Enlightenment philosophies and social Darwinian views of race and culture, the author argues that Aboriginal peoples were essentialized via a discourse of paternalism and cultural and biological inferiority. Thus othered in narratives of Australian identity and national progress, Aboriginal Australians were ascribed a role as marginalized spectators or as a primitive and disappearing anachronism.

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Teaching National Identity and Alterity

Nineteenth Century American Primary School Geography Textbooks

Bahar Gürsel

of the revision of textbooks by new nations in the context of the relationship between former colonies and their colonizers, see Williams, “Nation, State, School, Textbook,” 1. 6 Albert Craig, Civilization and Enlightenment: The Early Thought of

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Introduction: World Knowledge and Non-European Space

Nineteenth Century Geography Textbooks and Children’s Books

Andreas Weiß

examples of the former case, one may detect residual romantic educational ideals of the Enlightenment propagated by pedagogues and geographers around 1800, which are evident in the writings of Carl Ritter, who drew a parallel between exploring the world and

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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

Lorraine by Louis XIV was a result of force, which several books referred to as a “war of plunder” ( Raubkrieg ). 48 Many books conceded that the French Enlightenment influenced German intellectual life ( Geistesleben ) in the eighteenth century. At the

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The Biologically Vulnerable Boy

Framing Sex Differences in Childhood Infectious Disease Mortality

Heather T. Battles

eighteenth century] .” SVEC 2003 , no. 1 : 185 – 219 . Théré , Christine , and Jean-Marc Rohrbasser . 2006 . “ Facing Death in the Early Days of Life: Inequality Between the Sexes in Enlightenment Demographic Thought .” History of the Family 11

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Gargi Gangopadhyay

an unwavering belief in the superiority of Western culture and values, 33 invited their readers to identify “not with the backwardness of the Indian past but with the enlightenment of the British present.” 34 With time, as traditional modes of

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Wandelnde Horizonte des Weltwissens

Zur Raumvorstellung der elementaren Geographieschulbücher des Japanischen Kaiserreichs

Toshiko Ito

Geography (1871), aber zum Teil auf Sarah Sophie Cornells Cornell’s High School Geography (1856). Albert M. Craig, Civilization and Enlightenment , (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009), 49f. 23 “Alle Länder” Bd. 1, 22f. 24 “Alle Länder” Bd. 1, 27

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Becoming a Gentleman

Adolescence, Chivalry, and Turn-of-the-Century Youth Movements

Kent Baxter

the unique reception of chivalry in America. As John Fraser has noted in America and the Patterns of Chivalry , “the history of nineteenth-century America could be seen as a progressive overlaying of Enlightenment common sense by chivalric romanticism

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The Schoolboy Sports Story

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

R.W. (Bob) Reising

validated that enlightenment cannot escape any reader poring over its carefully crafted pages. While not a perfect book, it is, clearly, a valuable one. Part One traces the evolution of Patten from a self-confessed “insecure boy” (3) to an accomplished

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“This Is My Story”

The Reclaiming of Girls’ Education Discourses in Malala Yousafzai’s Autobiography

Rosie Walters

that “functions as the closest textual version of the political ideology of individualism,” and therefore, “is gendered as ‘male’” ( Gilmore 1994: 1 ). The autobiographical “I” is tied closely to an Enlightenment understanding of the self: “[A]ll ‘I