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1st Edition

The Menace of Nationalism in Education

ISBN 9780415750493
Published February 14, 2014 by Routledge
204 Pages

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Book Description

Written between the two World Wars this volume examines education from the American, British, French & German perspectives and the degree to which the portrayal of those countries in school textbooks contributes to nationalism or world peace.

Table of Contents

1. Education and the Problem of World Peace 2 The Patriotic Purpose in French Education 3 England Interpreted in the French Textbooks 4 Germany and the Great War in the French Textbooks 5 Toward International Peace 6 Nationalism versus Internationalism in German Decrees and Programmes 7 The German Textbooks 8 Nationalism and Internationalism in British Education 9 France in the British Textbooks 10 Germany and the Great War in the British Textbooks 11 The United States in British Textbooks 12 Conclusion Appendix 1 A Letter From A Teacher in Germany 2 An American Textbook Interpretation of Some of the Events Leading to the War of 1812.

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Jonathan French Scott