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Volodina, Tatyana – History Teacher, 2005
Dramatic conflicts and ideological changes occurred in Russia during the past decade. They inevitably influenced Russian education, particularly history teaching. A number of problems that have arisen in history education have been identified, including the emergence of new ideological symbols, and inequalities between schools for the rich and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nationalism, History Instruction, Ideology
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Frese, Stephen J. – History Teacher, 2004
The parage of foreign policy usually skipped rural Iowa, but on September 23, 1959, the eyes of the nation focused on Coon Rapids. Invited guests, curious onlookers, anxious reporters and photographers surrounded Roswell and Elizabeth Garst's white, wooden farmhouse. More than 700 National Guardsmen lined the highway between Des Moines and Garst's…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Agricultural Occupations, United States History, Agricultural Skills
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Poltorak, David – History Teacher, 1992
Discusses using educational and popular films and television for history instruction. Argues that students need training to see the bias built into film making through the editing process. Urges that critical thinking must be developed in students to make use of mass media coverage of historical and current events as teaching tools. (DK)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Critical Viewing, Editing, Elementary Secondary Education
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Langdon, John W. – History Teacher, 1986
Examines studies of Fritz Fischer's works (1961 and 1969) concerning Germany's responsibility for World War I and the influence of this work upon later interpretations. Presents an integrated interpretation of the causes of the war based upon recent research findings. (RKM)
Descriptors: European History, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Historiography
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Greenleaf, Floyd; And Others – History Teacher, 1986
Reviews eight textbooks, readers, and books. Topics include Latin America, colonial America, the Carolinians, women in French textbooks, the Vikings, the Soviet Union, nineteenth-century Black America, and Ernest Rutherford. (TRS)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Black History, Black Studies, Book Reviews
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Raeff, Marc – History Teacher, 1991
Discusses influences on the development of Russian nationalism. Describes the development of an intelligentsia and its relationship with both peasants and rulers. Addresses the influence of French and German political and religious thinkers. Emphasizes that the Napoleonic wars provided both a Russian patriotic bond and exposure of Russia's elite…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Context, Ethnic Groups, European History
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Baylen, Joseph O. – History Teacher, 1972
An essay on an early counter spy provides historical views of Russia and source material. (JB)
Descriptors: History, History Instruction, Primary Sources, Resource Materials
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Uldricks, Teddy J. – History Teacher, 1975
The purpose of this essay is to identify and direct the reader to some of the new trends in interpreting the Russian Revolution. (Author/JR)
Descriptors: European History, Higher Education, Historiography, History