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Li, Kaiyi – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2020
This article demonstrates how educational film in interwar China served the dual purpose of mass recreation and political indoctrination. It places educational film in China in the context of Chinese tradition and the predominance of utilitarian scholarship. On the one hand, China has a long history of using mass-recreational tools in order to…
Descriptors: Films, Propaganda, Political Attitudes, Cultural Context
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Fricke, Johanna – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2020
In the 1960s, facing a series of transformations within Spanish society, the Franco regime modified its self-legitimation strategy and with it its portrayal of the Spanish Civil War. Based on the analysis of nine history textbooks for various levels published between 1954 and 1970, this article demonstrates that, by aiming to neutralize increasing…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Cultural Influences, European History, Textbook Evaluation
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Kropman, Marc; van Boxtel, Carla; van Drie, Jannet – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2020
School history textbooks provide an important source of information for learners of history. Textbook narratives of a nation's past often present a limited frame of reference, which impedes the aim of teaching history from multiple perspectives. This article examines the representation of the Dutch Revolt in two Dutch and two Flemish history…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Textbooks, Content Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Banerjee, Basabi Khan; Stöber, Georg – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2020
Recent surveys and reports document a growing phenomenon of "Hitlermania" in some parts of India. This article investigates whether the way in which National Socialism is presented in school education has encouraged this development or, on the contrary, has discouraged a positive valuation of the Nazis, including their leader. It…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Social Systems, History Instruction, European History
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Luku, Esilda – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2020
This article examines the extent to and the ways in which the Holocaust is presented in Albanian secondary school history textbooks. It offers a quantitative analysis of the space devoted to the Holocaust in proportion to the textbooks' overall content and a qualitative content analysis based on the narrative patterns outlined in the UNESCO report…
Descriptors: Death, Jews, European History, Secondary School Students
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Weiner, Daniela R. P. – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2020
During the Allied occupation of the Axis countries, education and the revision of educational materials were seen as a means of ensuring future peace in Europe. Most scholarly literature on this topic has focused on the German case or has engaged in a German-Japanese comparison, neglecting the country in which the textbook revision process was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, World History, Educational Change
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Fru, Raymond Nkwenti; Wassermann, Johan – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2020
This article explores the representation of identity in selected Anglophone and Francophone Cameroonian history textbooks via their coverage of the reunification of Cameroon. A far-reaching effect of the 1916 Anglo-French partition of German Cameroon and of the reunification of the territory in 1961 is that, in spite of the plurality of…
Descriptors: Self Concept, History Instruction, Textbooks, Content Analysis
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Cetin, Önder – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2020
Migration has significantly shaped the changing demographics of Turkey and the interplay between the self-image of the state and its citizens as elements of nation-building policies, dating back to the late Ottoman period. Although the effects of migration and its representations have been the subject of scholarly studies about collective memory,…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Immigration, Correlation, Citizenship
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Hidayat, Z.; Hidayat, Debra – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2020
This article addresses ways in which members of Generation Z construct identity as techno-entrepreneurs by using livestreaming applications. Drawing on quantitative and qualitative assessments of surveys, interviews, documents, and observations, the authors show how visual and verbal conduct based on expressions, interaction, communication, and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Age Groups, Entrepreneurship, Computer Software
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Krüger, Kai – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2020
This article examines the presentation of West Germany's "economic miracle" and East Germany's planned economy in school textbooks published between 2014 and 2016. The textbooks tell a success story of the "social market economy" that hardly takes into account the academic research of the last forty years. The results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economics Education, Textbooks, Content Analysis
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Willershausen, Andreas – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2020
The publication of the first German-language digital history textbook, "mBook: History for the Future" ("mBook: Geschichte fu¨r die Zukunft," Cornelsen Verlag, 2016), drew much critical attention. In 2018, the "mBook" was awarded the prize for best textbook in the "society" category by the Georg Eckert…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Electronic Publishing, Authors, Teaching Methods
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Majadly, Haifaa; Geva-Kleinberger, Aharon – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2020
This article analyzes the contents of Arabic grammar curricula authorized for the upper years of primary school by the ministries of education of Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia. The article aims to determine the attitudes and rationales behind these curricula, as well as their objectives, the grammatical materials they cover,…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Elementary School Curriculum, National Curriculum, Grammar
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Wojdon, Joanna – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
Marian Falski's "Reading Primer" (Elementarz) was the first textbook to be published in Warsaw in 1945 by the newly established State School Publishing House (Panstwowe Zaklady Wydawnictw Szkolnych). It was officially approved by the Ministry of Education and by the Censorship Office, but nevertheless had an interim character, unlike…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Educational History, War, Trauma
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Sioki, Niki – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
In contrast to the countries of Western Europe, the end of the Second World War did not bring political restoration, economic recovery, or the emergence of a new social order to Greece. Subscribing to the view that the material form of books and their typography convey meaning, this article presents a comparative study of the design and production…
Descriptors: Textbooks, War, Social Change, Economic Development
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Leitner-Stojanov, Darko – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2019
This article examines the textual and visual content of the first postwar primer in socialist Yugoslav Macedonia in order to understand the messages that it contains relating to techniques of militarization. After outlining the historical context in which this primer was developed, with reference to teachers' memories and archival sources, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Armed Forces, War, World History
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