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ERIC Number: EJ314707
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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The Precarious State of History.
Ravitch, Diane
American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, v9 n1 p10-17 Spr 1985
Reviews the history of ideas about the proper role of history in high school curricula. Asserts that the acceptance of social efficiency as the touchstone of curricula, as well as history's absorption into social studies, proved disastrous. Calls for reassessment of the inherent values of studying history. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
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Language: English
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