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ERIC Number: EJ443676
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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The Plight of History in American Schools.
Ravitch, Diane
New England Journal of History, v48 n2 p2-11 Fall 1991
Discusses history instruction in the public schools. Describes the deemphasis of history as social studies began to stress citizenship and social education. Argues that history will not regain an important place in education until historians begin to justify study of the past as a lesson in human life, wisdom, and mistakes. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Historical Materials
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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