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ERIC Number: EJ427759
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7996
Teaching the Heroes of American History: Debunking the Myths, Keeping the Heroes.
Dunn, Larry
Social Studies, v82 n1 p26-29 Jan-Feb 1991
Examines the role of the hero in U.S. culture and how the social studies have treated heroes. Urges teachers to explore the ethical dimensions of superheroes. Indicates how Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr., for example, need to be understood in their own cultural context and in the fullness of their humanity. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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