The Menace of Nationalism in Education

By Jonathan Scott French

© 2012 – Routledge

228 pages

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About the Book

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.

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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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Routledge Library Editions: Education

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU034000
EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General
EDU040000
EDUCATION / Philosophy & Social Aspects
REF000000
REFERENCE / General