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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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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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Qihao Ji and Arthur A. Raney

Samuel Taylor Coleridge knew the innovative poetry he and William Wadsworth introduced in Lyrical Ballads might be a tough sell to post-Enlightenment audiences. Reflecting years later, Coleridge wrote, “it was agreed, that my endeavours should be

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David Bordwell

angle, authorship becomes a schema deployed to make sense of the narrative. It can be more or less well-grounded in evidence, and it can provide more or less enlightenment about how the film works. In any case, I’d just insist that such schemas function

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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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Dan Flory

. New York : Vintage Books . Kant , Immanuel . [ 1802 ] 1997 . From Physical Geography . Trans. Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze and Katherine M. Faull . Pp. 58 – 64 in Race and the Enlightenment , ed. Emmanuel Chukwudi Eze . Oxford : Blackwell

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Sade for Sade's Sake

Inside Paul Chan's Transmedial Laboratory

Olivier Delers

-first century; and, by mocking Enlightenment ideals so openly, he hints at the persistence of counter-Enlightenment modes of thought. Chan is also engaged in a transmedial process that is intensely visual and performative and that actualizes Sade's aesthetics by