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The Postwar Schoolbook as a Material Artifact

Two Greek Reading Textbooks from 1944

Niki Sioki

In contrast to the countries of Western Europe, the end of the Second World War did not bring political restoration, economic recovery, or the emergence of a new social order to Greece. Subscribing to the view that the material form of books and their typography convey meaning, this article presents a comparative study of the design and production of a reading primer and a third-year reading textbook, both of which were published in a climate of political and social disorder. Drawing on surviving copies of the books, educational laws, teachers’ recollections, and archival material, this article examines the ways in which the sociopolitical environment and technological conditions of a publication affect the ways in which texts are shaped into book form.

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Enis Sulstarova

national history. The world history narrative follows the progress of the main western nations closely, although this Eurocentric narrative is occasionally interrupted by snapshots of other continents. The focus on the history of the western European

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Stephanie A. Limoncelli

familiar with the topic of globalisation at the start of the course and most said that they had limited knowledge of countries outside of the United States with the exception of Mexico and countries in Western Europe. The overall goals for the course were

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War Memories and Online Encyclopedias

Framing 30 June 1941 in Wikipedia

Mykola Makhortykh

its impact on biography writing, 29 and its use for commemorating wars 30 and revolutions. 31 The majority of these studies, however, tend to focus on western European and American memories; only a few of them 32 explore how Wikipedia is used to

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The Concept of Sentimental Boyhood

The Emotional Education of Boys in Mexico during the Early Porfiriato, 1876–1884

Carlos Zúñiga Nieto

for children, Sierra emphasized the Christian fear of divine judgment as a method to promote obedience. The use of fear to instill obedience was also encouraged in Western Europe and the United States, where books like Heinrich Hoffman’s Struwwelpeter

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The Biologically Vulnerable Boy

Framing Sex Differences in Childhood Infectious Disease Mortality

Heather T. Battles

associated with industrialization and urbanization in Western Europe and North America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. As a result, a male survival disadvantage emerged for many causes of death. Work by others has supported this model, whereby this

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Contemporary Girls Studies

Reflections on the Inaugural International Girls Studies Association Conference

Victoria Cann, Sarah Godfrey, and Helen Warner

outside the typical enclaves of North America, Western Europe, and Australia, and we were keen to include scholars, students, and colleagues from those spaces that are less visible in the Anglo-Americancentric world of contemporary humanities. We were

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Natalie Clark

Awe: Trauma as the New Colonial Frontier for Indigenous Girls As I have argued elsewhere ( Clark 2016 ), the current focus on trauma and trauma-informed practice continues the colonial reach and the entrenchment of Western European medical model

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Becoming a Gentleman

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

Kent Baxter

more wholesome for the material of English study than that of the early mythic period in Western Europe … It teaches the highest reverence for womanhood, piety, valor, loyalty, courtesy, munificence, justice, and obedience. The very life blood of

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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

the rise of education for democratic citizenship in most western European countries, history education in general and nationalistic history education in particular were questioned. 4 The same doubts had arisen in the interwar period, but these were