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Dooley, Howard J. – History Teacher, 1971
An exploration of the leadership styles of Nasser and DeGaulle, and their influence on international affairs. (JB)
Descriptors: European History, International Relations, Leadership Styles, Resource Materials
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Kalfus, Richard – History Teacher, 1990
Analyzes primary document from German Holocaust period in which German bureaucrats described in euphemistic terms the murder of the Jews. Illustrates how the document can be used as a teaching aid by having students replace the euphemisms using words with their intended meaning, and reading it aloud in class. References include sources of…
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Assignments, Class Activities, College Students
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Birn, Raymond – History Teacher, 1990
Reviews works of cultural historians of the French Revolution. Analyzes interpretations of what constituted "the people" in three late eighteenth-century sources: Diderot's "Encyclopedie," contemporary political pamphlets, and Louis-Sebastien Mercier's vignettes of Parisian street life. Contends representation of "the…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Cultural Influences, European History, Foreign Countries
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Slavin, Arthur J. – History Teacher, 1990
Analyzes Geoffrey Elton's work on Tudor history and the English Reformation. Traces the development of Elton's ideas about narrative history and examines Elton's historiographical role as a disciple of Von Ranke. Claims Elton's work in Tudor studies reveals the "medieval-modern" dialectical tension. Considers ideological aspects of…
Descriptors: European History, Higher Education, Historiography, Ideology
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Konrad, Helmut – History Teacher, 1992
Outlines special features of the national question faced by the Hapsburg monarchy that show similarities and differences in Central Europe today. Argues that the Austro-Hungarian Empire displayed surprising flexibility in dealing with internal ethnic conflicts. Compares the situation in Yugoslavia after World War II with that of the same area…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Culture Conflict, Educational History, Ethnic Groups
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Balsamo, Larry T. – History Teacher, 1991
Discusses the state of Germany's armed forces in World War II. Describes Germany's progress from inferior weaponry and unprepared military at the beginning of the war to superior weapons and fighting. Stresses heavy German dependence on horse drawn supply. Credits Germany's defeat to human attrition accelerated by Hitler's operational leadership.…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, European History, Flight Training, Foreign Countries
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Cox, Marvin – History Teacher, 1991
Compares Robert Palmer's interpretation of the French Revolution with the Marxist and revisionist views. Stresses Palmer's theory that the French Revolution belongs to the same spiritual family as the American. Reports that Palmer saw the French Revolution as the climactic event in a series of similar upheavals that integrated liberal democracy…
Descriptors: Democracy, European History, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Milton, Sybil – History Teacher, 1991
Discusses the treatment of Gypsies and the handicapped by Nazi Germany. Emphasizes that Gypsy populations were decimated in the same percentages as the Jews. Presents information and dates to show parallel developments of racial regulations against Jews, Gypsies, and the handicapped. Urges further research and historiography on the fate of Gypsies…
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Disability Discrimination, European History, Foreign Countries
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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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Youngs, Frederic A., Jr. – History Teacher, 1974
Nearly 60 filmstrips, films, slides, records, tapes, game kits, archival sets, maps, photographs, and transparencies, produced in American and Britain, and dealing with sixteenth century English history are reviewed, described and arranged by subject with prices and addresses for acquisitions included. (JH)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Educational Media, European History, Film
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Whitfield, Stephen J. – History Teacher, 1981
Considers Arendt's argument that Eichmann was an example of how Nazi totalitarianism changed modern concepts of evil. Concludes that an amoral bureaucracy, whose goals transcended personal judgment, involvement, or responsibility, is part of the social environment which still constitutes a threat today. (AM)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Bureaucracy, European History, Modern History
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Stoianovich, Traian – History Teacher, 1981
Examines roles played by men and women in the French family from well before 1760 to the present. The author shows how changes in the mentalities of family and gender reflect changes in the other structures--social, political, economic, technological--without being mere ideological replicas of them. (RM)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, European History, Family Structure, Females
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Kaiser, Thomas E. – History Teacher, 1979
Reviews and questions the traditional established interpretation that the French Revolution was about feudalism. Concludes that revisionist historians have cast doubt upon the orthodox theory but that they have not supplied an alternative explanation. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: European History, Higher Education, Historiography, History Instruction
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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
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Kiernan, James Patrick – History Teacher, 1978
Describes a college-level simulation game about the French Revolution. Based on George Lefebvre's "The Coming of the French Revolution," the role-play focuses on social and economic causes of the revolution and allows students to understand citizens' grievances against the French government. (AV)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Course Descriptions, Economic Factors, Educational Games
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