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ERIC Number: EJ540241
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7724
Sociocultural Approaches to Young People's Historical Understanding.
Epstein, Terrie L.
Social Education, v61 n1 p28-31 Jan 1997
Reviews recent research on sociocultural approaches to historical understanding and concludes that students' judgment of historical significance is substantially shaped by the social and cultural characteristics of the learner. Recounts several episodes revealing how minority and mainstream students differ in their trust of the authority of the textbook. (MJP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada; New Zealand