ERIC Number: EJ398338
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
The Curricular Validity of Local History: Surface Events and Underlying Values.
Helmreich, Jonathan E.
Social Education, v53 n5 p310-13 Sep 1989
Addresses three commonly cited justifications for historical study in considering the value of local history. Speaks to the idea that ignorance of the past condemns persons to the same mistakes, that history offers moral guidance, and that history should be studied for its own essence. Discusses the intrinsic and practical values of history. (KO)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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