History Education and the Construction of National Identities

History Education and the Construction of National Identities


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ISBN-13: 9781617359354
Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 08/28/2012
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Series Introduction Peter Lee ix

Acknowledgements xv

1 History Education and the Construction of a National Identity Mario Carretero Mario Rodriguez-Moneo Mikel Asensio 1

Section 1 Theoretical Issues

2 De-Nationalize History and What Have We Done? Ontology, Essentialism, and the Search for a Cosmopolitan Alternative Jonathan M. Hansen 17

3 De-Nationalizing History Teaching and Nationalizing It Differently! Some Reflections On How to Defuse the Negative Potential of National(ist) History Teaching Stefan Berger 33

4 Re-Thinking History Textbooks in a Globalized World Stuart Foster 49

5 Commentary: What History to Teach? Whose History? Alberto Rosa 63

Section 2 Purposes of History Education

6 Dilemmas of Common and Plural History: Reflections on History Education and Heritage in a Globalizing World Maria Grever 75

7 School History as a Resource for Constructing Identities: Implications of Research from the United States, Northern Ireland, and New Zealand Keith C. Barton 93

8 A Traditional Frame for Global History: The Narrative of Modernity in French Secondary School Nicole Tutiaux-Guillon 109

9 Indigenous Historical Consciousness: An Oxymoron or a Dialogue? Peter Seixas 125

10 Commentary: Identity Construction and the Goals of History Education Cesar Lopez Mario Carretero 139

Section 3 Students Ideas and Identities

11 Students Historical Narratives and Concepts About the Nation Mario Carretero Cesar López Maria Fernanda González Maria Rodríguez-Moneo 153

12 Ways of Knowing and the History Classroom: Supporting Disciplinary Discussion and Reasoning about Texts Avishag Reisman Sam Wineburg 171

13 The Intersection of Historical Understanding and Ethical Reflection During Early Adolescence: A Place Where Time is Squared Michelle J. Bellino Robert L. Selman 189

14 The Discursive Negotiation of Narratives and Identities in Learning History Angela Bermúdez 203

15 Commentary: Student Identities in the Present and Their Historical Understanding of the Past: Complications and Implications for Future Research Alan Stoskopf 221

Section 4 Museums and Identities

16 Historical Narratives in the Colonial, National and Ethnic Museums of Argentina, Paraguay and Spain Marisa González de Oleaga 239

17 From Identity Museums to Mentality Museums: Theoretical Basis for History Museums Mikel Asensio Elena Pol 257

18 Commentary: What is the Purpose of a History Museum in the Early 21st Century? Veronica Boix-Mansilla 269

Section 5 Collective Memories and Representations of Past and Future

19 Are Family Recollections an Obstacle to History Education? How German Students Make Sense of the East German Dictatorship Sabine Moller 281

20 History as a Dynamic Process: Reanalysing a Case of Anglo-Japanese Reconciliation Kyoko Murakami 297

21 The Future Shapes the Present: Scenarios, Metaphors and Civic Action Helen Haste Amy Hogan 311

22 Monuments in Our Minds: Historical Symbols as Cultural Tools Jaan Valsiner 327

23 Commentary: The Complex Construction of Identity Representations and the Future of History Education Floor van Alphen Mikel Asensio 347

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