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McNeill, William H.; And Others – History Teacher, 1977
Seven college professors give personal views about why courses in Western civilization and national history are declining in popularity. Because students seem to be oriented toward the present and away from foreign affairs, history courses must be relevant to students' lives in order to be of interest. (AV)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum, Educational Problems, Educational Trends
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McNeill, William H. – History Teacher, 1985
The assumption that European dominion was uninterrupted is an error of perspective. Europe did have its eras of world leadership and world dominion. But in-between were longer periods when other peoples in other parts of the earth exercised skills and organized collective effort far more successfully than the Europeans. (RM)
Descriptors: European History, Higher Education, History Instruction, Leadership
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McNeill, William H. – History Teacher, 1985
Recounts the life and writings of noted U. S. historian, Carl Becker. Provides an analysis of his influence on the academic study of European history in the United States. (JDH)
Descriptors: European History, Higher Education, Historians, Historiography