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ERIC Number: EJ780646
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 17
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 21
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1467-5986
Teaching History in a Postwar Social Context--The Case of the Croatian Danube Region
Baranovic, Branislava; Jokic, Boris; Doolan, Karin
Intercultural Education, v18 n5 p455-471 Dec 2007
This paper discusses the results of empirical research examining history teachers' opinions on teaching recent history, and on the revocation of a moratorium on teaching former Yugoslavia's recent history in Serbian minority schools in the Croatian Danube region. The research was conducted in 2003, involving a sample of 29 primary and secondary history teachers in both the majority and minority programmes in the two counties affected by the moratorium. The post-war divide is evident from the differences in teachers' opinions regarding the moratorium's revocation and the presentation of minority history in history teaching. On a general level however, when the history of the Croats and Serbs was not discussed, most of the teachers advocated a liberal concept of history teaching. (Contains 10 tables and 8 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Croatia; Serbia; Yugoslavia