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Historical Thinking / Edition 1

Historical Thinking / Edition 1

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by Sam Wineburg

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ISBN-10: 1566398568

ISBN-13: 9781566398565

Pub. Date: 05/11/2001

Publisher: Temple University Press

Since ancient times, the pundits have lamented young people's lack of historical knowledge and warned that ignorance of the past surely condemns humanity to repeating its mistakes. In the contemporary United States, this dire outlook drives a contentious debate about what key events, nations, and people are essential for history students. Sam Wineburg says that we are

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This book is a must for read for any future or current history teachers. Sam Wineburg addresses the problems he sees in the way many students currently approach historical thinking as well as ways teachers can emphasize engaging students in thinking historically in the classroom. Wineburg also provides many wonderful ideas and activities that I can include in my teaching in the future. An excellent read!