Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2015

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719080128

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Citizenship, Nation, Empire

The Politics of History Teaching in England, 1870-1930

Yeandle Peter

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Debate over the teaching of history remains contentious today: study of the history of history teaching provides fascinating insights
  • First book-length study of relationship between pedagogy and history education, important since most authors have wrongly assumed educational psychology did not play role
  • Ongoing nature of the 'Porter-MacKenzie debate' means a case study of educational culture in general, and history teaching in particular, is of interest
  • New perspectives on the culture of hero worship in late-Victorian and Edwardian period
  • Offers fresh insights into definitions of patriotism

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