History Education and National Identity in East Asia
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History Education and National Identity in East Asia

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Visions of the past are crucual to the way that any community imagines itself and constructs its identity. This edited volume contains the first significant studies of the politics of history education in East Asian societies.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19.05mm | 657g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1138976024
  • 9781138976023
  • 1,237,525

About Edward Vickers

Edward Vickers is Lecturer in Comparative Education at the Institute of Education, University of London. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Hong Kong, and currently resides in Beijing. He has writted articles on the politics of history education in Hong Kong for Compartative Education and The Oxford Review of Education .show more

Table of contents

1. History, Politics and Identity in East Asia: An Overview by Edward Vickers 2. Nationalism and the State in East Asian Historiography by Edward Vickers and Alisa Jones 3. History Curriculum Development in The People's Republic of China by Alisa Jones 4. National Identity and the History Curriculum in Taiwan by Liu Mei-hui and Hung Li-Ching 5. Politics, Identity and the History Curriculum in Hong Kong by Edward Vickers and Flora Kan 6. The History Text: Framing Ethno-Cultural and Civic Nationalism in the Divided Koreas by Chris Wilson and Danton Ford 7. History Curriculum Development and Political Change in Singapore by S. Gopinathan and Goh Chor Boon 8. History Education and Politicsl Controversy in Post-war Japan by Nozaki Yoshiko 9. How Japanese Schools Teach History: A Comparison with England by Peter Cave 10. History Curriculum Development in East Asia: Problems, Tensions and Issues by Edward Vickers and Alisa Jonesshow more