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Postwar history education in Japan and the Germanys : guilty lessons

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University, Routledge, London ; New York, NY, p.223 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb DS834.95 .D54 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8573609

Keywords:

1939-1945--Social aspects--Germany, 1939-1945--Social aspects--Japan, German--Study and teaching, Germany--History--Study and teaching--Germany (East), Germany--History--Study and teaching--Germany (West), Japan--History--Study and teaching--Japan, Japanese--Study and teaching, National characteristics, War and society--Germany (East)--History, War and society--Germany (West)--History, War and society--Japan--History--20th century, World War

Abstract:

Contents: The determinants of portrayals of the nation in history education -- The re-nationalization of history in East German education -- Rationalizing portrayals of the nation in (West) German history education -- Japanese bureaucrats and empiricist textbook historiography -- Portrayals of the nation in Japanese and German history education explained.