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ERIC Number: EJ581584
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts.
Wineburg, Sam
Phi Delta Kappan, v80 n7 p488-99 Mar 1999
The debate over national history standards is so fixated on "which history" that the importance of studying history is being overlooked. History humanizes us in ways that few other curricular areas can. Three classroom vignettes illustrate the difficulties of achieving mature historical understanding in a Disney/MTV-dominated culture. (53 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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