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ERIC Number: ED505426
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-May
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Teaching About the Military in American History: A History Institute for Teachers. Footnotes. Volume 12, Number 1
Kuehner, Trudy
Foreign Policy Research Institute
On March 24-25, 2007 FPRI's Marvin Wachman Fund for International Education hosted 44 teachers from 23 states across the country for a weekend of discussion on teaching about the Military in U.S. history. The Institute was held at and co-sponsored by the Cantigny First Division Museum. Sessions included: (1) War and the Military in American History (Walter A. McDougall); (2) Teaching About the Military: Some Basics (Paul Herbert); (3) Teaching the Classics: What Americans Can Learn from Herodotus (Paul Rahe); (4) The Creation of the U.S. Armed Forces (Peter Maslowski); (5) Writing Narrative Military History (Rick Atkinson); (6) The Social Dimensions of the Civil War (Mark Grimsley); (7) WWII and Its Meaning for Americans (David Eisenhower); and (8) The U.S. and Unconventional War (Brian McAllister Linn.) Additional speakers included Paul Herbert, David Eisenhower, and W.W. Keen Butcher.
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Foreign Policy Research Institute, Wachman Center