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History Education and National Identity in East Asia : Reference Books in International Education (Garland Publishing) - Edward Vickers

History Education and National Identity in East Asia

Reference Books in International Education (Garland Publishing)

By: Edward Vickers (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 23rd June 2005
ISBN: 9780415948081
Number Of Pages: 347

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Visions of the past are crucual to the way that any community imagines itself and constructs its identity. This edited volume contains the first significant studies of the politics of history education in East Asian societies.

Series Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction: History, Nationalism, and the Politics of Memoryp. 1
Shared Legacies, Diverse Evolutions: History, Education, and the State in East Asiap. 31
Changing the Past to Serve the Present: History Education in Mainland Chinap. 65
Identity Issues in Taiwan's History Curriculump. 101
History Textbooks, Identity Politics, and Ethnic Introspection in Taiwan: The June 1997 Knowing Taiwan Textbooks Controversy and the Questions It Raised on the Various Approaches to "Han" Identityp. 133
The Re-education of Hong Kong: Identity, Politics, and History Education in Colonial and Postcolonial Hong Kongp. 171
History Education and the Construction of National Identity in Singapore, 1945-2000p. 203
The History Text: Framing Ethno-Cultural and Civic Nationalism in the Divided Koreasp. 227
The Stability of Postwar Japanese History Education amid Global Changesp. 255
Japanese Politics and the History Textbook Controversy, 1945-2001p. 275
Learning to Live with the Imperial Past? History Teaching, Empire, and War in Japan and Englandp. 307
Contributorsp. 335
Indexp. 339
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ISBN: 9780415948081
ISBN-10: 0415948088
Series: Reference Books in International Education (Garland Publishing)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 347
Published: 23rd June 2005
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.67 x 16.05  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 1