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Harison, Casey – History Teacher, 2005
It is not hard to locate negative or condescending images of the French Revolution in aspects of popular American culture, including film. Despite a handful of instances where nuanced or ambiguous "messages" may be identified, the number of American film interpretations of the French Revolution that might be judged historically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Films, Conflict, European History
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Harison, Casey – History Teacher, 2002
This article considers the "myths" and negative images of the French Revolution which were fashioned in the United States by examining interpretations found in nineteenth and twentieth-century American school texts. The texts are part of the Floyd Family Collection at Indiana State University, representing books used in Indiana schools,…
Descriptors: Historiography, European History, Textbooks, Conflict
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Stromberg, Roland N. – History Teacher, 1986
Analyzes previous interpretations concerning the French Revolution. Discusses several weaknesses of the Marxist views in light of recent philosophical and sociological thinking about social change. (RKM)
Descriptors: Change, Conflict, European History, Foreign Countries
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Campion, Martin C. – History Teacher, 1977
Discusses the usefulness of war games in high school and college classrooms, specifically games involving the role of Western Europe in World War II. Twenty games are identified and evaluated in terms of strategy and educational value. (AV)
Descriptors: Conflict, Course Content, Educational Games, European History