South African History textbook research – a review of the scholarly literature

  title={South African History textbook research – a review of the scholarly literature},
  author={Carol Bertram and Johan Wassermann},
  journal={Yesterday and Today},
School history textbooks are seen to embody ideological messages about whose history is important, as they aim both to develop an ‘ideal’ citizen and teach the subject of history. Since the 1940s, when the first study was done, there have been studies of South African history textbooks that have analysed different aspects of textbooks. These studies often happen at a time of political change (for example, after South Africa became a republic in 1961 or post-apartheid) which often coincides with… 

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