“Heroes” and “Villains” of World History across Cultures

Abstract

Emergent properties of global political culture were examined using data from the World History Survey (WHS) involving 6,902 university students in 37 countries evaluating 40 figures from world history. Multidimensional scaling and factor analysis techniques found only limited forms of universality in evaluations across Western, Catholic/Orthodox, Muslim… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115641

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@inproceedings{Hanke2015HeroesA, title={“Heroes” and “Villains” of World History across Cultures}, author={Katja Hanke and James H. Liu and Chris G. Sibley and Dar{\'i}o P{\'a}ez and Stanley O. Gaines and Gail Moloney and C. -Y. Leong and Wolfgang Wagner and Laurent Licata and Olivier Klein and Ilya Garber and Gisela B{\"o}hm and Denis J. Hilton and Velichko H Valchev and Sammyh S. Khan and Rosa Cabecinhas}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2015} }