ERIC Number: EJ440245
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching the Columbian Quincentenary.
Bingham, Marjorie W.
OAH Magazine of History, v5 n4 p7-9 Spr 1991
Discusses difficulties in teaching about the Columbian quincentenary. Suggests ways to approach the subject with sensitivity, such as focusing on Columbus the individual or as a part of western European effort to understand the world. Addresses intercultural contact, women's history, world history, and pre-Columbian American culture. Lists teaching materials and sources. (DK)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Christianity, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnocentrism, Females, Historiography, History Instruction, Indigenous Populations, Primary Sources, Social History, Western Civilization, Womens History, Womens Studies, World History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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