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ERIC Number: EJ605741
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-0293
The Role of Empathy in the Development of Historical Understanding.
Foster, Stuart J.; Yeager, Elizabeth Anne
International Journal of Social Education, v13 n1 p1-7 Spr-Sum 1998
Contends that empathy is a powerful tool for understanding history. Discusses theories and meanings of historical empathy drawing from previous research on these concepts. Believes that historical empathy engages students in historical inquiry and interpretation and encourages them to think critically about the past. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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